Elizabeth Kudzma

BS Boston College
MS Boston College
DNSc Boston University
MPH Harvard University

Dr. Elizabeth Kudzma holds graduate degrees from Boston College, Boston University and Harvard University School of Public Health.  She was appointed in 2008 as the program director for Curry's Master of Science in Nursing Program; she was Chair of the Curry nursing program from 1981 to 1998. She has consulted on nursing education for foreign (World Health Organization, Indonesia and Slovenia) and domestic nursing programs.  She is certified by the National Certification Corporation (NCC) as a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP-BC), and by the Commission on Nurse Certification (CNC) as a Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL).  Her publications are in the areas of women's health, pharmacogenomics and quality and safety.  She is the editor of the 8th edition of Health Promotion Throughout the Lifespan (2014, Elsevier Mosby) and the 9th edition (2017) is currently in process.  She is a Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) site evaluator and evaluation team leader, and was a member of CCNE's national Accreditation Review Committee (2005-2010). She was the Curry College Quality Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) Pilot School project director.  She currently serves on the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education Nursing Initiative Nurse of the Future (NOF) working group, the committee that wrote the Massachusetts NOF Nursing Core Competencies published in 2010. In 2012, she received the Theresa LaPlante Award from Sigma Theta Tau Theta Chapter-at-Large for significant contributions to nursing education and research.

Elizabeth Kudzma

Name: Elizabeth Kudzma

Department: Nursing

Title: Professor

Phone: (617)333-2329

E-mail: Contact Me


Campus Calendar

Campus events, game days, important dates, deadlines and more.

Directions & Maps

Find directions to Curry College, along with helpful campus maps.

Meet Our People

Meet the outstanding students, faculty and alumni of Curry College.

Follow Us

Like us on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter. Watch us on YouTube...and more!


© Curry College 1071 Blue Hill Ave, Milton, Massachusetts 02186 | 617-333-0500