Catherine Hatch Schultz, DNP, MN, APRN, FNP-BC portrait
  • Assistant Professor (Clinical), College Of Nursing


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Nursing, Brigham Young University
  • Master of Nursing, Nursing, University of Washington. Project: Psychosocial Correlates of Objectively Confirmed Free-living Physical Activity in Older Adults with COPD
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice, Nursing, University of Utah. Project: Improving Awareness and Culturally Humility Through a Self-Study Module


Catherine Hatch Schultz is an Assistant Professor within the division of Health Systems and Community Based Care in the College of Nursing. She received her Doctor of Nursing Practice in 2018 from the University of Utah, Master of Nursing in 2009 from the University of Washington, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2005 from Brigham Young University. She is board certified as a family nurse practitioner through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Prior to beginning her faculty position at the University of Utah in 2016, she worked for 5 years as a nurse practitioner in the Washington DC area, where the majority of her clientele were underserved and multi-lingual/cultural. She has experience in primary care and infectious diseases and is fluent in Spanish. She currently serves as a volunteer clinician and faculty leader and preceptor at Maliheh Free Clinic. Having traveled on humanitarian healthcare missions to Ghana, several countries in Central and South America and the Caribbean, she is committed to the health of vulnerable individuals both nationally and abroad. She looks forward to contributing to the field of research in disease prevention among underserved populations as well as global learning in university education.