Kathleen Riley-Lawless

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
College of Health and Nursing Sciences

University of Delaware

McDowell Hall
Newark, DE 19716

Email: krl@udel.edu
Phone: (302) 831-8381
Fax: (302) 831-2382

  • PhD, Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, 2000
    MSN, Nursing of Children, University of Pennsylvania, 1986
    BSN, Nursing, LaSalle University, 1983

Research Overview:

Dr. Riley-Lawless has been a University of Delaware faculty member since 2001.  Initially part time, she switched to a full time tenure track position fall 2005 teaching pediatric nursing in both the graduate and undergraduate programs. She is a pediatric nurse practitioner at the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children. Her research interest is families with a child with a chronic condition with a specific focus on family management style.  Dr. Riley-Lawless is a member of the American Nurses Association, Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science, Delaware Nurses Association, Eastern Nursing Research Society, Sigma Theta Tau International, and Society of Pediatric Nursing.