Katie Erdlitz
Assistant Professor
Maternal-Child Health Nursing

  • Doctorate of Nursing Practice Troy University, 2014
  • Master of Science in Nursing, December 2010, University of South Alabama 
  • Bachelor of Science, Nursing, December 2006, University of South Alabama

Work Experience
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner- Primary Care office
  • University of South Alabama Instructor- Maternal-Child Department
  • Registered Nurse- Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Research Interests
  • Post-partum depression
  • LGBTQ Health
  • Childhood obesity
  • Adolescent Mental Health

Selected Publications
  • Erdlitz, K. (2017, Fall/Winter).  Raising transgender kids: How to provide a supportive environment.  Ready, Set, Grow
  • Erdlitz, K. & Marass, A. (2018, Fall/Winter).  Baby blues.  Or is it postpartum depression?  Ready, Set, Grow
  • Erdlitz, K.  (2014).  Kicking it: Helping adolescents fight obesity (Doctoral dissertation).
See More

  • Erdlitz, K. (Project Directory/Principal Investigator), Bertolla, S. (Co-project Director/Co-principal Investigator), & Trimm, F. (Consultant). (2017). Enhance Interprofessional Research Across the Health-Related Professions, University of South Alabama, Awarded $3200.

Honors and Awards
  • Association of Camp Nurses Writing Award January 2015
  • Nurse Corps Faculty Loan Repayment recipient, 2016-2018
  • Macy Faculty Scholar-Nominated by Dr. Debra Davis, Dean, College of Nursing (not awarded), 2017
  • NAPNAP Advocacy Scholar Award recipient, 2018