Kathleen Malarney

Assistant Professor


Bachelor of Science in Nursing University of Indianapolis
Master of Science in Nursing Education, University of Indianapolis

Professional Affiliations

National League for Nursing
Midwest Nursing Research Society 2003-06
Sigma Theta Tau 2003-09
American Psychiatric Nurses Association

Kathleen Malarney

Area of Expertise

Malarney teaches Professional Role Socialization Courses, Dosage Calculation, Community Health, Nutrition, Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing, but my primary focus is on Psychiatric Nursing

My practice background:  Medical-surgical nursing and Psychiatric Mental-Health Nursing

Professional Service: 

University: Former member of the Professional Development Committee; Member of the search committee for a full-time professor in Theology; Member of the search committee for the Dean of the SON;  former member of the IRB; Faculty Representative at the HLC conference in June '11, current member of the university faculty TLC (Teaching and Learning Committee).  Served as a member of the Planning Committee on Rebuild My Church Initiatives (Spring of 2012)

SON Committees:  Current member of the Resource Committee, Former Chair of the Curriculum Committee - (work on complete curricular revision - course development, accreditation, and implementation of changes);  Former chair of the Student Events Committee); former Member of the of the Search and Screen Committee

Publications: - “Multi-Academic Track Evaluation of End-of-Life Simulation for Nursing Education” with Diana Smith, MSN in Clinical Simulation in Nursing in April 2012., MNRS poster presentation, annual conference, 2003 (Measuring BSN Nursing Student Attitudes Following a Geriatric Practicum Experience)


Volunteer Work:Girl Scouts, Volunteer School Nurse, CYO coaching, Church youth group (chaperone)

Reading, Spending time with my husband, three children and large extended family, enjoying the outdoors

Meeting people through student government
Getting involved in student government helped Oluwabanwo Adeniyi '21 feel like she’s part of the campus community.
Watch Bami's story
Building relationships with faculty and coaches
After he explored his college options, Conor Smith '20 decided to choose Marian because of his interest in athletics and exercise science.
Read Conor's story
Following her dream to be a dentist
After graduating cum laude with Marian's Class of 2017, Chrislyn (Church) Fite is well on her way.
Read Chrislyn's story

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