Cate Campisi, MSN, RN, PMHNP-BC

cate campisiemail:
phone:   (303) 724-2511
office:    ED2 North, Room 4329​
College of Nursing faculty web page​

Cate Campisi is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and has been faculty at the University of Colorado Denver since 2014. She served as the Specialty Director for the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program and continues to teach in the program. Her clinical practice currently focuses on perinatal mood disorders but has included extensive work in consultation-liaison psychiatry, emergency mental health services, and child and adolescent psychiatry. Her research interests include high stakes decision-making, decisional capacity, and the role of ethics committees in acute care settings. She serves on the Academic Leadership Council for the Center for Bioethics and Humanities.


  • Undergraduate: New York University, New York, NY
  • Nurse Practitioner Education: University of California, San Francisco, CA
  • PhD- in progress: University of Colorado, Denver, CO
  • Healthcare Provider Decision-Making in High-Stakes Scenarios
  • Decisional capacity
  • Moral Distress
  • Clinical Ethics Consultation
  • End-of-Life Decision-making
  • Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry


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