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Kathleen A. Riley-Lawless

Assistant Professor
School of Nursing
333 McDowell Hall


  • Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
  • Post-Master’s Certificate, University of Pennsylvania, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
  • M.S.N., University of Pennsylvania, Nursing of Children
  • B.S.N., LaSalle University
  • Diploma, Helene Fuld School of Nursing

Research Interests

  • Pre-operative care of children and families
  • Medication reconciliation


  • 2009 Preparing Children for Surgery: Current Practice. Funded by Beta Xi Chapter of Sigma.
  • Theta Tau International Research Award.
  • 2009 Providing Medication Information Across Pediatric Health Care Settings. Funded by Society of Pediatric Nurses Research Award.
  • 2007 National Children’s Study (NCS) Hall-Long (PI), Riley-Lawless (Co-PI). Funded by NIH-NICHD-NCS-07-11E (initial budget period ) 10/01/07-9/30/12.
  • 5/1/06-4/30/08 IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) – fellowship NIH-NCRR (P20RR016472-08).
  • 2004 “Ask A Nurse” Program, Early Learning Center, University of Delaware. Funded with a Delaware Department of Education Minigrant.

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