The University of Maryland School of Nursing faculty are nationally and internationally recognized for their expertise in specific areas of health care as well as their ability to successfully impart this information to students.
In addition to teaching, many faculty members maintain clinical practices, conduct research, serve as policy makers and advocates, and hold key offices in national organizations. These varied roles allow them to bring vibrant and relevant experiences into the classroom.
Faculty members are organized in two academic departments:
- Family and Community Health, chaired by Associate Professor Karen Kauffman, PhD, CRNP-BC, offers programs focused on community and public health care in urban and rural areas nationally and internationally.
- Organizational Systems and Adult Health, chaired by Professor Robin Newhouse PhD, RN, NEA-BC, focuses on the processes and outcomes of care delivery, leadership, management, emergency preparedness, informatics, analysis, and evidence-based practice.
- More than 130 faculty members
- 30% of full-time ranked faculty are Fellows in the American Academy of Nursing
- 250 faculty associates