After several years of teaching as an adjunct faculty member in nursing clinicals and labs, Kathleen Schaefer has been a full-time Marymount faculty member since 2001. She has taught introduction to nursing, obstetrics, health assessment, and the senior internship. She also serves as faculty advisor to the Student Nurses Association (SNA) at Marymount, directs the Pinning Ceremony in spring and fall, and manages the SNA Blackboard site.
Schaefer is completing her doctorate in higher education with knowledge areas in nursing and technology. Her research looks at incivility in nursing education, and focuses on the experience of nursing students during clinical rotations at health care agencies.