Karen Higgins
School of Nursing

Karen Higgins

Dr. Karen Higgins, DNP, FNP-BC is full time faculty in the graduate nursing program at Old Dominion University. She has extensive experience in online education with baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral nursing programs. As graduate nursing education transitions to online platforms, she seeks to incorporate innovative educational strategies to ensure that advanced practice nursing students are prepared for the rigors of clinical practice.

In addition to teaching, Dr. Higgins has been a certified family nurse practitioner for over 20 years. She has a passion for service learning and maintains clinical practice by volunteering at a clinic for uninsured adults.