Kosuke Niitsu, PhD, PMHNP
Instructor/Fellow, College of Nursing

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Graduate Schools :
  • MSN, University of Nebraska Medical Center (2013)
  • PhD, University of Nebraska Medical Center (2017)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, University of Nebraska–Lincoln (NE) (2007)
  • BSN, University of Nebraska Medical Center (NE) (2009)
Languages: English, Japanese
Department: College of Nursing

Professional Titles

  • Post-Doctoral Fellow
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Recognition & Awards

  • 2nd Place Award in the Poster Competition, Midwest Nursing Research Society (2015)
  • Student Nurse Essay Contest Graduate Scholarship, American Assembly for Men in Nursing (2015)
  • Research Fellowship, University of Nebraska Medical Center (2014)
  • 1st Place Award in the Poster Competition, American Psychiatric Nurses Association (2014)

Research Interests

My research interest is psychological resilience to stress. I am investigating the relationships among personality traits, emotion regulation, social support, biological markers (e.g. genetics, inflammatory markers), and resilient mental health outcomes.

Professional Memberships

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Member
  • International Society of Nurses in Genetics (ISONG), Member
  • Honor’s Society of Nursing Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), Member
  • American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA), Member
  • Western Institute of Nursing (WIN), Member

Practice Locations

Campus Health Center
12348 East Montview Boulevard
Anschutz Health and Wellness Center, 2nd floor
Aurora, CO 80045
303-724-6242

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Psychiatry, Board Certification
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Board Certification (0001)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Mental Health and Behavior
  • Stress Management
  • Wellness and Prevention
Care Philosophy
I take the client-centered and existential-humanistic approach by truly believing in the human's potential to be resilient and have a meaningful life. I work at the Campus Health Center from 9 am to 5 pm on Tuesdays.

General Information

Graduate Schools:
  • MSN, University of Nebraska Medical Center (2013)
  • PhD, University of Nebraska Medical Center (2017)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, University of Nebraska–Lincoln (NE) (2007)
  • BSN, University of Nebraska Medical Center (NE) (2009)
Languages: English, Japanese
Department: College of Nursing
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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