Kathryn Lothschuetz Montgomery, PhD, RN, NEA-BC

Kathryn Lothschuetz MontgomeryAssociate Professor, PPEP
Chair, Department of Partnerships, Professional Education, & Practice
Address: 416C
Phone Number: 410-706-8198
Fax Number: 410-706-0018


  • PhD, University of Maryland, Baltimore
  • MSN, Catholic University of America, Washington, DC
  • BSN, Barry University, Miami, FL


  • Co-Investigator, project administrator DHMH and CDC, School Health Dashboard for State of Maryland Grant (2014-2015).
  • Co-Investigator, DHMH and CMS, State Innovation Model planning grant, CIMH planning grant initiative (2013-2014).
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield/Care First, Project RN, $80,000 to advance doctoral preparation of future nurse faculty 2007-2008.
  • American Organization of Nurse Executives: SEED Grant: “Advancing Evidence-Based Practice for Leaders and Professional Nurses: an Education and Service Collaboration: $6000.00 April 2007 to April 2008.
  • Dean’s Teaching Scholar: “Leadership for Professional Practice” 2006-07 $5,000 Franklin Square Hospital Center match proposed of $5,000.
  • U.S. Department of State Primary Medical Care Conferences, $ 400,000, 2003 – 2006. Principal Investigator, for the development of competency based programs for nurses practicing in embassies from around the world.
  • Helene Fuld Health Trust, Leadership Development Grant, Leadership Competence for the New Millennium, $75,036, Project Director up to award of grant, September 2001.


  • Quigley, L., Matsuoka, K. Samson, R. Herrera, L. Montgomery, K. Lothschuetz, Khanna, N. Nolan, T. (2014) Workforce Development in Maryland to Promote Clinical-Community Connections that Advance Payment and Delivery Reform. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. 25 19-29.
  • Montgomery, K. Lothschuetz (2011) Leadership Redefined: Educating the Doctorate of Nursing Practice Nurse Leader Through Innovation. Nursing Administration Quarterly. 35, No. 3, pp. 248–251
  • Montgomery, K. Lothschuetz & Porter-O’Grady, T. (2010) Innovation and Learning:  Creating the DNP Nurse Leader.  Nurse Leader 8 (4)44-47.
  • Montgomery, K. Lothschuetz &Geiger-Brown, J. (2010) Is it Time to Pull the Plug on 12 Hour-Shifts? Part 2 Barriers to Change and Executive Leadership Strategies. JONA 40(4)147-149.
  • Montgomery, K. Lothschuetz (2010) How Nurses Make it Work. When Chicken Soup is Not Enough, Gordon, S. 
  • Montgomery, K. Lothschuetz (2007). Partnerships, Guest Editor, University of Maryland Nursing.Spring 4-5.
  • Montgomery, K. Lothschuetz (2003). Special Section: Perspectives on Leadership, Guest Editorial, Policy, Politics, & Nursing Practice. 4 (4), 244-245.
  • Montgomery, K. Lothschuetz (2003). Review of Health Care at the Crossroads: Strategies for Addressing the Evolving Nursing Crisis, Nursing Education Perspectives, 24 (2) p. 98.
  • Montgomery, K. Lothschuetz (2003). Becoming a Follower: A New Competency for the Organizational Leader. Patient Care Management, 19 (2), 1-8.
  • Montgomery, K. Lothschuetz. (2002). Leadership: an Old Topic with a New Face, Leading a Coalition. Patient Care Management, 17 (12), 10-12.

Primary Teaching Areas

  • NDNP 800: Executive Leadership
  • NDNP 809: Complex Health Care Systems
  • NDNP 815: Leadership and Interprofessional Collaboration

Academic & Professional Activities

  • 2012-Present: Co-Champion Leader, UMB Strategic Plan Implementation Theme “Pre Eminence as an Innovator”
  • 2011-2015: Commissioner Maryland Health Care Commission, Governor’s Appointment, State Senate Confirmation to the MHCC
  • Board of Visitors Member, College of Southern Maryland
  • Quality Initiative Committee Member, State of Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission
  • Academic Program Advisory Committee Member, Universities of Shady Grove
  • Montgomery County Health Workforce Development Committee