Katie Pavek, PhD, RN

Position title: Clinical Assistant Professor and Wellness Officer

Email: kausher@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-0473

3135 Signe Skott Cooper Hall

PhD, University of Wisconsin–Madison; Nursing
MSN, Concordia University Wisconsin; Nursing Education
BSN, University of Wisconsin–Madison; Nursing Education

Dr. Katie Pavek’s teaching experience includes clinical, classroom, and simulation settings. She enjoys exposing students to the diverse practice areas and career options available to nurses and is committed to fostering each student’s development. Katie believes in the power nurses have to promote health and improve the well-being of not only their patients but also the community at large. Her areas of focus include stress, holistic wellness, and self-care. Katie’s overall research goal is to improve stress management and increase resilience in nurses in order to reduce burnout, aid in successful transitions to the nursing workforce, and retain nurses in the profession.