People Kimberly Bolton Kimberly Bolton Assistant Chair and Professor, Graduate Studies — Nursing BSN, University of Tennessee, Knoxville MSN, University of Tennessee, Knoxville PhD, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Dr. Bolton began teaching in the graduate nursing program in 1997. She teaches course in both the family nurse practitioner and the nurse educator track. She has been a women’s healthcare nurse practitioner since 1991 and is certified by the National Credentialing Center as a women’s health nurse practitioner. She currently practices in collaboration with an OB/GYN physician in Knoxville once a week. Her research interests include women’s health and domestic violence. Dr. Bolton lives in Knoxville with her husband and her son. She enjoys working in her garden, relaxing outdoors, and spending time with family.