Verna "Kathy" Shipp, MSN, RN, FNP

Last modified on: 08-14-2023 18:35:29

(Nursing, Texas Board of)

Entered Office: 03-17-2011 Term Ends: 01-31-2029

General Information

Profession: nurse practitioner Home Town: Lubbock

Personal Information

Verna “Kathy” Shipp of Lubbock is a family nurse practitioner and on the faculty for the Family Nurse Practitioner Program at West Texas A&M University. She provides women’s health care for South Plains Public Health District clients. She is a member of the American, Texas, and South Plains Nurse Practitioner Associations and the American and Texas Nurse Associations. She is a member of the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. She represents Texas as a member of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing where she is chair of the President’s Networking Group. She is a past member of the Sigma Theta Tau National Honor Society of Nursing and the Texas Health Disparities Task Force. Shipp received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from West Texas State University, Master of Science in Nursing from The University of Texas at Austin, and a family nurse practitioner certificate from West Texas A&M University in Canyon. Reappointed 8/2023.