Kara Falk, A.P.R.N., D.N.P.

Kara Falk, A.P.R.N., D.N.P.

F.N.P. Track Director and Clinical Assistant Professor

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Dr. Kara Falk is the track director for the Family Nurse Practitioner M.S. program and a clinical assistant professor in the College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines at the University of North Dakota. She has been teaching in higher education since 2008 and has been practicing as an F.N.P. since 2006.

Dr. Falk has taught a variety of courses in both undergraduate- and graduate-level nursing programs. She has experience serving on a variety of College and University committees as well as chaired DNP projects. Her areas of expertise and interest are women’s and adolescent health and access to health care.

Dr. Falk began her nursing career as a RN in the neonatal ICU, then changed settings to family practice. As an FNP, she has taken care of patients across the lifespan including infants, adults, geriatrics and obstetric patients in family practice, long-term care and Family Planning clinical settings.

Dr. Falk is an alum of UND’s FNP master’s program and completed her Doctor of Nursing Practice from Montana State University. Her Bachelor of Science of Nursing was obtained at University of Mary in Bismarck, North Dakota.

Areas of Expertise

  • Women’s and Adolescent Health
  • Patient Access to Care

Courses Taught

  • NURS505: Advanced Pharmacology
  • NURS503: Role Development of the NP
  • NURS559: Maternal and Child Health in Primary Care
  • NURS608: Healthcare Leadership, Economics and Finance


Contact Information
Email: kara.falk@UND.edu
Office: 701.777.4174