Kristine Pfendt, R.N., M.S.N. is an associate professor and has been awarded tenure status at Northern Kentucky University. She has been in nursing education since 1978 and was a tenured instructor at the College of DuPage in Illinois prior to moving to the northern Kentucky area in 1984.
She has also worked at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center as an education specialist during her career. Kristine Pfendt holds a masters of science degree in medical surgical nursing from Northern Illinois University.
She is currently the Director of the Nurse Advocacy Center for the Underserved at N.K.U . the coordinator of continuing education for nursing, and the chairperson of the Reappointment, Promotion and Tenure Committee for the Department of Nursing in addition to her other responsibilities.