Kathleen Neville Caporaso

Fulbright-Edinburgh Napier University Scholar Award- Nursing

Kathleen Neville Caporaso of Lebanon, New Jersey, graduated from New York University with a PhD in Theory Development and Research in Nursing, an MA in Nursing Education and a BS in Nursing from Rutgers University. Kathleen has extensive experience in Nursing; in clinical practice, in academia and in research leading scholarly projects with undergraduate and graduate nursing students to advance Nursing knowledge and practice. Her scientific inquiry has addressed challenges in nursing practice such as compassion fatigue, measurement of nurses' perceptions of rounding practices, noise mitigation, night shift fatigue, and nurses’ stigma towards individuals with substance and opioid use disorders. As a Fulbright UK Scholar, Kathleen will conduct a mixed-method investigation exploring nursing students' perceptions of individuals with opioid use disorders at the Edinburgh Napier University School of Health and Social Care in Scotland.