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Kathleen Ann Kavanagh DMH, MSN, Ed RN
Director of Simulation Training and Applied Research (STAR), Assistant Professor of Nursing
Office Location: Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences 107
Areas of Specialization
Adult and Geriatric care, Bioethics, Medical Humanities, Healthcare Simulation curriculum development and implementation.
DMH, Drew University,
MSN, Ed, University of Medicine and Dentistry/Ramapo College
BSN, Felician College
Dr. Kathleen Kavanagh is the Director of Simulation Training and Applied Research (STAR) and an Assistant Professor of Nursing at the Jacksonville University Keigwin School of Nursing. She has been a Registered Nurse for the past 27 years, with a diverse professional nursing background. Professor Kavanagh obtained an ADN from Bergen Community College, a BSN from Felician College, a MSN, Ed from University of Medicine and Dentistry/Ramapo College, and her DMH from Drew University. She is an active member of the Florida Healthcare Simulation Alliance (FHSA). Her primary research interests include 1) the development and implementation of collaborative inter-professional simulation healthcare curriculum and experiential student learning experiences such as telehealth; 2) academic- service partnership development, effectiveness, and sustained professional relationship; and 3) the development and publication of humanistic training exercises for health care professionals.