• Instructor (Clinical), College Of Nursing


  • Associate Degree in Nursing, Nursing, Pacific Union College
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Nursing, University of Utah Health
  • Masters of Science, Nursing Education, University of Utah. Project: Hospital Nurse Educators: Strategies to Improve Satisfaction and Retention


Kristy Gauthier graduated with her Associate Degree in Nursing from Pacific Union College in 2003.  She is a two-time alumna from the University of Utah, receiving her Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree in 2007, and her Master of Science in Nursing Education Degree in 2018.  As a new nurse at University of Utah Health, Kristy attended the Critical Care Internship in 2004.  During this internship, she discovered her love for burn care, and has been a burn nurse ever since.  She was the educator for the Burn Unit from 2010-2020.  Kristy is now the Undergraduate Simulation Facilitator and Educator at the College of Nursing.