School of Nursing

Human Health Building, Room 3027
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
(location map)
(248) 364-8733
M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. closed daily 12 p.m.-1 p.m.

Kristen Munyan, DNP, RN

Dr. Kristen Munyan

Interim Undergraduate Program Director
Assistant Professor
2038 Human Health Building
(248) 364-8727

Dr. Kristen Munyan has been a faculty member at Oakland University since 2017. She is the principal investigator in a study of parental perceptions of provider knowledge and attitude as a barrier to care in non-circumcising American families and is planning a subsequent study involving focus groups. Additionally, Dr. Munyan is a co-investigator in a study exploring the development of emotional intelligence in nursing students. Her previous research focused on the utilization of simulation-based learning in preparing home care pediatric nurses to respond to tracheostomy emergencies.

  • DNP – Wayne State University
  • MSN in Nursing Education – Oakland University
  • BSN – Oakland University
Research Area Interests
  • Intact Care, Non-circumcision
  • Social Media as a Means to Access/Support Marginalized Patient Problems
  • Simulation in Nursing Education
  • DNP Professional Practice
  • Munyan, K. (2018). Staying current on the basics. ANA Insights Blog, January 29, 2018,
  • Munyan, K. & Wodwaski, N. (2019). A survey of American nurses: Attitudes regarding circumcision and care of the intact male patient. International Journal of Healing and Caring, 1(1).