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Faculty and Staff Profile

Kim Anne Pickett

Assistant Professor

Office: 605 Grove Road #223
Phone: 864-720-2078

 Educational Background

PhD Nursing Science
Medical University of South Carolina 2018

MS Family Nurse Practitioner
Wright State University 2003

BS Nursing
Andrews University 2000

AD Nursing
Lansing Community College 1993

 Courses Taught

Nursing 8060 Advanced Assessment in Nursing
Nursing 8040 Knowledge Development in Advanced Practice


Dr. Pickett teaches Advanced Physical Assessment. A family nurse practitioner with 25 years of clinical nursing experience, Dr. Pickett also holds a board certification in Advanced Diabetes Management through the American Association of Diabetes Educators. She currently maintains an active NP practice with Medical Group of the Carolinas-Diabetes and Endocrinology in Spartanburg, SC. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau, the Endocrine Society, and the American Association of Diabetes Educators.

 Research Interests

Health promotion in patients who live with Type 1 and 2 diabetes, tobacco cessation in patients with cancer, psychosocial determinants of health, health promotion in marginalized populations, hypertension

 Research Publications

Pickett, K. A., & Aramburu Alegría, C. (2019). Assessment of the transgender patient In M. Goolsby & L. Grubbs (Eds.), Advanced assessment: Interpreting findings and formulating differential diagnoses. Fourth edition. Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis Company

Cartmell, K. B., Sterba, K. R., Pickett, K., Zapka, J., Alberg, A. J., Sood, A. J., & Esnaola, N. F. (2018). Availability of patient-centered cancer support services: A statewide survey of cancer centers. PloS One, 13(3), doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0194649

Scordo, K., & Pickett, K. A. (2017). Triglycerides: Do They Matter? American Journal of Nursing, 117(1), 24-31. doi:10.1097/01.NAJ.0000511539.37103.0b

Pickett, K. A. (2016). Microvascular complications of diabetes: What's relevant for practice? Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 12(10), 683-689

Pickett, K. A. (2016). Evaluation and treatment of male hypogonadism in primary care. Nurse Practitioner, 41(8), 1-6. doi:10.1097/01.NPR.0000488713.97938.0f

Scordo, K. A., & Pickett, K. A. (2015). Hypertension guidelines in the spotlight. Nursing Management, 46(7), 22-27. doi: 10.1097/01.numa.0000466487.00580.57

Scordo, K. A., & Pickett, K. A. (2014). Hypertension in 2014: making sense of the guidelines. Nurse Practitioner, 39(6), 18-23; doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000446869.87081.9b

 Honors and Awards

2019 Greenville Health System - Health Sciences Center Seed Grant for pilot study: "The Effects of Resistance Exercise on Post-Prandial Glycemic Control in Obese and Elderly Patients with Type 2 Diabetes"
2013 Dorothy Johnson Crews Scholarship Medical University of South Carolina Charleston, SC
2011 Letter of Appreciation of Graduate Teaching - USAF at Wright State University Dayton, OH
2011 Award for Graduate Clinical Teaching Excellence Wright State University Dayton, OH
2008 Award for Undergraduate Clinical Teaching Excellence Wright State University Dayton, OH