Katherine Fornili, DNP, MPH, RN, CARN, FIAAN

Katherine Fornili, DNP, MPH, RN, CARN, FIAAN
  • Assistant Professor
    Family and Community Health
Location:
Room 545D, School of Nursing Building
Phone:
410-706-5553
Office Hours:
By appointment
Location:
Room SON 545-D
Office Hours:
By appointment or per course schedule
Email:
fornili@umaryland.edu

Education

  • BS, Nursing, Virginia Commonwealth University - School of Nursing, 1982
  • MPH, Virginia Commonwealth University - School of Preventive Medicine, 1995
  • DNP, Public Health and Addictions Nursing, University of Maryland - School of Nursing, 2016

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants, and Sponsored Research

  • Date:
    2018 - 2020
    Title:
    NSP II-20-122 Project Title: Development and Implementation of a Statewide Preceptor Program to Support APRN Nursing Student’s Education and Role Development
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC)
    Role:
  • Date:
    2019 - 2022
    Title:
    Program Trainer: Interprofessional Opioid Workforce Enhancement (BHWISE-IOWA)
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
    Role:
    Supporting
  • Date:
    2015 - 2018
    Title:
    Nurse Educator Doctoral Grant (NEDG) for Practice and Dissertation Research
    Sponsoring Organization:
    MHEC
    Role:
    Principal
  • Date:
    2019 - 2020
    Title:
    Substance use disorders related behaviors education program
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Maryland Higher Education Commission
    Role:
    Co-Investigator

Research Interests

  • Substance use disorders; addictions nursing; nursing education; public health; Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT); addictions treatment; medications for opioid use disorder (OUD); recovery support services; drug policy

Areas of Specialization

  • Substance use disorders; addictions nursing; nursing education; public health; Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT); addictions treatment; medications for opioid use disorder (OUD); recovery support services; global nursing and drug policy

Primary Teaching Areas

  • Addictions nursing courses; Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Courses (DNP project courses; nursing theory; practicum); Community/Public Health clinicals

Academic and Professional Activities

University

  • Date:
    2018 - 2020
    Organization:
    Interprofessional Education Collaboration (IPEC): A Better Way to Manage Pain: An Interprofessional Student Symposium on Pain Management and Mitigating Risk for Opioid Misuse and Addiction
    Role:
    SON IPEC Team Representative