University of Portland

Kristine Dukart-Harrington

School of Nursing & Health Innovations, Assistant Professor

Kristine Dukart-Harrington



Buckley Center 301

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Kristine Dukart-Harrington, DNP, RN, AGNP-C, is the Director of Graduate Education, AGPCNP Chair, and an Assistant Professor at the University of Portland School of Nursing and Health Innovations. Dr. Dukart-Harrington completed her DNP degree at Duke University and MSN degree at the University of Portland in 2012. She joined the faculty of University of Portland in 2018 after working as a certified registered nurse practitioner at Chesapeake Palliative Medicine. Her research interests include the perceptions about end-of-life nursing and the intersections of health care, law and policy. 


  • Doctor of Nursing Practice, Duke University School of Nursing, 2018
  • Master of Science, Nursing University of Portland, 2012
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Portland, 2012

Professional Affiliations

  • 2010 present - Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society of Nursing
  • 2011 present - American Nurses Association
  • 2014 present - Oncology Nursing Society (currently part of Greater Baltimore Chapter)
  • 2015 present - American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • 2015 present - Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association
  • 2015 present - American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • 2015 present - American Society of Clinical Oncology

Recent Publications

  • Harrington, K. J. (2020). Death, dyingand palliative care. In D. Wedding & M. Stuber (Eds.), Behavior and Medicine (6thed.). Ashland, OH: Hogrefe.
  • Harrington, K.J. (2016). Reframing suicide: The problematic intersections of health care, law and policy [Book review]. PsycCRITIQUES, 61(36), Article 1.