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Shared Governance

Karen L. Mascolo, DNP, RN

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  • Created the School Nursing Program at Akron Children’s Hospital, which provides school health services to over ten school districts in Summit County
  • Created RESPECT, a teen dating violence prevention project, reaching hundreds of teens in Summit County, and funded by the Ohio Department of Health for several years.
  • Reorganized the Shared Governance Program at a local community hospital to improve efficiencies and performance, contributing to the attainment of Magnet Designation for the organization.
  • Owned and operated a per diem nursing staffing agency with branch offices in Cleveland, Akron, and Columbus, Ohio


  • NURS 40020 - Community Health Nursing, Clinical
  • NURS 10060 - Introduction to Professional Nursing Practice
  • NURS 60014 - Leadership in Nursing and Healthcare Management
Job Title

Assistant Professor

Job Department

College of Nursing







Office Hours

Tuesday 9:00 am - noon; By appointment