Kimberly Olszewski, DNP, CRNP, COHN-S/CM, FAAOHN, FAAN


Kimberly Olszewski, DNP, CRNP, COHN-S/CM, FAAOHN, FAAN
Dean of the School of Nursing, Breiner Family Endowed Professorship of Nursing; Associate Professor

BSN, Lycoming College
MSN-ANP, Bloomsburg University
DNP, Chatham University
FAAOHN, Fellow American Association of Occupational Health Nurses
FAAN, Fellow American Academy of Nursing

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Research Interests — Commercial Driver Physical Fitness and clinical based Evidenced-based practice

Practice Areas — Occupational Health

Breiner Family Endowed Professorship for Nursing

Olszewski from the Department of Nursing teaches in the graduate nursing program and is director of Nurse Practitioner and Doctorate in Nursing (DNP) programs, as well as graduate program coordinator for the department. She received her Bachelor of Science in nursing from Lycoming College; Master of Science in nursing as a community health clinical nurse specialist, and postgraduate adult nurse practitioner degrees from Bloomsburg University; and a doctorate of nursing practice from Chatham University. Olszewski's clinical practice is in occupational medicine where she has worked for the past 29 years and received her Fellowship distinction in 2006 from the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN). She has presented more than 50 presentations nationally and internationally on a variety of occupational health topics, as well as published several journal articles and a chapter in the AAOHN Core Curriculum. She received the College of Science and Technology Dean's Award for Scholarship achievement in 2017 and is a long time board member of the Central PA Chapter of the American Red Cross, and is currently secretary on the board of directors for AAOHN.  She was recently elected president-elect for AAOHN and will begin her term in April 2019.