Kristen Keen



  • MSN, Masters of Science in Nursing, Nursing, Vanderbilt University, 2019
  • BSN, Bachelor Science in Nursing, Cumberland University, 2015
  • BS, Legal Studies, University of Central Florida, 2011


Kristen Keen received her BSN from Cumberland University in 2015. Prior to this, she graduated from the University of Central Florida with a bachelor’s degree. In 2019, she earned a MSN from Vanderbilt University.

She began her nursing career in medical-surgical before transitioning into mental health nursing at Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital. Ms. Keen is a board certified psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner. Prior to joining Capstone College of Nursing as a full-time instructor, she worked as a nurse practitioner in a community mental health facility in her home state of Florida. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau.

Areas of Interest

  • Nursing Education & Professional Development
  • Mental Health
  • Telemedicine
  • Clinical Practice