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Kathy Magorian

Kathy Magorian

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Department: Department of Nursing
Phone: 712-279-5498
Email: Kathy.Magorian@briarcliff.edu
Office Location: Heelan Hall 380


  • BSN, Mount Marty College
  • MSN, University of Southern Indiana
  • EdD, Adult and Higher Education, University of South Dakota
Kathy Magorian


Kathy has been a nurse educator for 17 years, focused in pre-licensure programming. Her clinical areas of interest are Adult Health; Geriatric and Geriatric Psych, specifically working with patients who have Alzheimer’s Disease. Her areas of scholarship include curriculum design, development, implementation and assessment, specifically concept based teaching and learning. She has interest in global healthcare, having designed and implemented a cultural immersion clinical experience for pre-licensure students focusing on primary prevention interventions for people in rural Guatemala.


  • Rural nursing scholarship, University of Southern Indiana, 2007