Education1982 Indiana University, School of Nursing, BSN
1986 Purdue University, School of Nursing, M.S.
2012 Emory University, Laney Graduate School, Ph.D.
Courses TaughtNursing Leadership and Management
Scholarly and Professional Communication in Nursing
Career SpecialtiesAreas of expertise: leadership, evidence-based practice, organizational culture, critical care and cardiac nursing. Kim Schippits is a health systems researcher with a specific interest in how to improve nurse and patient outcomes.
Professional and Community Activities:Schippits has experience in the service and academic sectors. In the service sector, she has worked as a staff nurse, clinical nurse specialist, and nurse manager. Most recently, Schippits has worked in academis as a nursing instructor in both the classroom and clinical settings. She is also a member of multiple organizations including Sigma Theta Tau, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Academy Health, Southern Nurses Research Society, Improvement Science Research Network and American Organization of Nurse Executive.
Honors and AwardsThomas Jefferson University, School of Nursing, Faculty Role Model Award (2005)
AHRQ Dissertation Grant (2012)