Brittany Keene, NP

Brittany Keene, DNP, RN, AGACNP-BC, ONC, is a nurse practitioner in the Anesthesiology department and currently covers the PACU, OSCU, and SDU. Brittany has a diverse nursing background, working as a registered nurse at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center in the Neurosurgery Step-Down Unit, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York in the Medical Step-Down Unit, and Duke University Hospital, North Carolina in the Surgical, Trauma, and Transplant Step-Down Unit.

Brittany obtained her BSN, MSN and DNP at Duke University. Prior to her nursing degree, Brittany received her Bachelor of Arts in Integrative Physiology at the University of Colorado Boulder.

She is a member of the International Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau and has her orthopedic nurse certification. Brittany is a board-certified acute care nurse practitioner through the ANCC.


Doctor of Nursing Practice, Duke University, North Carolina, 2019

Master of Science, Nursing, Duke University, North Carolina, 2016

Bachelor of Science, Nursing, Duke University, North Carolina, 2012

Bachelor of Arts, Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado, Colorado, 2008


American Nurses Credentialing Center – Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, 2016

Orthopedic Nurses Certification Board – Orthopedic Nurse Certification, 2016

State Licensure

New York  


Keene, B. (2022). Chapter 15: Orthopedic Trauma. Core Curriculum for Orthopedic Nursing. (8th ed).

Keene, B., Brennan-Cook, J., Garvin, S., & Polatchek, J. (2021). Improving Adherence to Sepsis Guidelines in an Orthopedic Hospital. MedSurg Nursing. (30)2. 127-131.  

Practice Area: Intensive Care

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