Catherine Kelleher, ScD, MPH, MS, RN

Catherine Kelleher, ScD, MPH, MS, RN
  • Associate Professor
    Organizational Systems and Adult Health
Location:
Room 311J, School of Nursing Building
Phone:
410-706-3187
Email:
kelleher@umaryland.edu

Education

  • ScD, Health Policy and Mangement, Health Services Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health,
  • MPH, Health Policy and Managment, Harvard School of Public Health,
  • MS, Psychiatric Nursing, University of California San Francisco School of Nursing,
  • BSN, Nursing, Georgetown University School of Nursing,

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants, and Sponsored Research

  • Date:
    2003 - 2008
    Title:
    Home Care Outcomes of Expanded Home Health Aide Roles
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
    Role:
    Principal
  • Date:
    2000 - 2000
    Title:
    Home Care Worker Community Health Worker Pilot Project
    Sponsoring Organization:
    1199 Home Care Industry Benefit Fund Board of Trustees, New York, NYNew York, NY
    Role:
    Principal
  • Date:
    1997 - 1997
    Title:
    Implementation and Evaluation of Health Outcomes and Evaluation Plans for Home Health Patients with Diabetes,
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Health Services Quality Improvement Grants Program, New York State Department of Health
    Role:
    Co-Principal
  • Date:
    1995 - 1997
    Title:
    Implementation and Evaluation of Health Outcomes Management and Evaluation (HOMEĀ©) Plans for Home Health Patients with Congestive Heart Failure (CHF
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Health Services Quality Improvement Grants Program, New York State Department of Health,
    Role:
    Multiple Principal Investigator
  • Date:
    1995 - 1997
    Title:
    Home Care Research Initiative Program Office
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
    Role:
    Supporting
  • Date:
    1990 - 1993
    Title:
    Predictors of Cancer Inpatient Length of Stay and Costs
    Sponsoring Organization:
    National Institute for Nursing Research, NIH
    Role:
    Principal
  • Date:
    2009 - 2012
    Title:
    Weight Loss for Black Breast Cancer Survivors
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Paul Calabresi Clinical Scholar K12 Co-Sponsored by the National Cancer Instiute and University of Maryland Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
    Role:
    Co-Investigator
  • Date:
    2012 - 2013
    Title:
    Impact of a Shortened Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program on First Semester BSN Student Stress, Resilience, Mindfulness and Grade Point Average: A Pilot Randomized Intervention Trial
    Sponsoring Organization:
    University of Maryland School of Nursing Dean's Teaching Scholar Program
    Role:
    Principal
  • Date:
    2014 - 2015
    Title:
    Will a Mindful Self-Compassion Program do Better than a Shortened Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program in Improving First Semester BSN Student Stress Management and Grades?
    Sponsoring Organization:
    University of Maryland School of Nursing Dean's Teaching Scholar Award
    Role:
    Principal

Research Interests

  • Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), mindful self-compassion (MSC), enhanced roles of home health aides

Areas of Specialization

  • Health policy and advocacy, mindfulness interventions, home health care

Primary Teaching Areas

  • Health policy and advocacy, nursing in the health care system, clinical nurse leader roles in health care delivery

Honors/Awards

  • Name:
    Delta Omega Public Health Honor Society
    Sponsoring organization:
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Name:
    National Research Service Award, 1980-1984, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
    Sponsoring organization:
    USDHHS, PHS, HRA, BHP
  • Name:
    Scholarship, 1979-1985, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
    Sponsoring organization:
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Name:
    Scholarship, 1978-1979, Harvard School of Public Health
    Sponsoring organization:
    Harvard School of Public Health
  • Name:
    NIMH Traineeship, 1969-1970, University of California San Francisco School of Nursing
    Sponsoring organization:
    USDHHS, NIMH
  • Name:
    Sigma Theta Tau, International Nursing Honor Society
    Sponsoring organization:
    Georgetown University School of Nursing
  • Name:
    Professionalism Award for the Class of 1969, Georgetown University School of Nursing
    Sponsoring organization:
    Georgetown University School of Nursing
    Date:
    June 1969
  • Name:
    NIMH Traineeship, 1968-1969, Georgetown University School of Nursing
    Sponsoring organization:
    USDHHS, NIMH
    Date:
    June 1968
  • Name:
    Scholarship, 1965-1969, St. Joseph Hill Academy
    Sponsoring organization:
    St. Joseph Hill Academy

Academic and Professional Activities

University

  • Date:
    2007 - Current
    Organization:
    Students United for Policy, Education and Research (SUPER), University of Maryland School of Nursing Student Chapter of AcademyHealth
    Role:
    Faculty Advisor