Dr. Katie Shue-McGuffin is a native Charlottean and an active member of the GOP since 2006. During 2008, Dr. Shue-McGuffin worked alongside Senator Elizabeth Dole in Washington, D.C. Since her return to Charlotte, she has served as a volunteer for local campaigns and as a policy advocate for the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).
Dr. Shue-McGuffin has a BA in Political Science and a BA in English with a Minor in Children’s Literature and Childhood Studies. Afterward, she returned to school for nursing and obtained her BSN, MSN as a Family Nurse Practitioner, and finally, the Doctor of Nursing Practice. As a Family Nurse Practitioner, she works in a retail health setting, caring for patients and families across the lifespan.
In addition, Dr. Shue-McGuffin has been employed as a faculty member in the School of Nursing at UNC Charlotte since 2017 as the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Coordinator and a Clinical Assistant Professor. Her scholarship is focused on the early detection and treatment of skin cancer in young adult populations, specifically athletes. Dr. Shue-McGuffin has authored and co-authored publications in nursing and health-related journals based on her scholarship.
She is proud to serve on the board for the Charlotte Mecklenburg Republican Women and to propel our GOP forward in 2020.