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Katryna McCoy, PhD, FNP-C


Qualis Health and HealthInsight Board of Directors

Katryna McCoy, PhD, FNP-C, is an educator, a cross-disciplinary researcher and a nationally certified family nurse practitioner. She has worked in healthcare for over 20 years, and she is currently an Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing and Health Studies at the University of Washington Bothell.

Dr. McCoy’s primary research interests are focused around gerontology, medication adherence and infectious diseases. Her research activities utilize evidence-based strategies to reduce the negative impact of psychosocial and structural factors on the health-seeking behaviors of community-dwelling older adults living with infectious diseases.

In her role as a family nurse practitioner, Dr. McCoy has provided healthcare services for the treatment of chronic health conditions as well as acute injuries. The majority of Dr. McCoy’s time in clinical practice has been spent providing population-based healthcare services in geographically isolated communities throughout rural Alaska.