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Kim Higginbotham, M.S.N., RN, APRN, CPNP

Assistant Professor of Nursing


Kimberly Higginbotham serves as Assistant Professor of Nursing and has been at Cedarville University since 2000.

Upon graduating from Cedarville University, Kimberly worked at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago on the pediatric unit.   She worked with children with spinal cord injuries, head injuries and children with special health care needs.  Desiring to go to graduate school, Kimberly began a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program at the University of Virginia.   While pursuing a graduate degree, continued to work as a pediatric nurse at the University of Virginia Health Science Center.  After completing her MSN/ PNP degree, returned to Cedarville University as Assistant Professor of Nursing.  In addition to teaching graduate and undergraduate pediatric courses, she practices as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.


Education and Credentials

M.S.N./PNP, University of Virginia

Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner,  Pediatric Nursing Certification Board

B.S.N., Cedarville University