Kathleen Weaver


IUPUI Maynard K. Hine Medal (2009)
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
B.S.N., 1968; M.P.A., 1989; J.D., 2001


Ms. Weaver graduated from Indiana University with a Doctor of Jurisprudence in 2001. She obtained a Masters in Public Administration in 1989 and a Bachelors of Science in Nursing in 1968. Kathy is also a Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician and a Registered Nurse. Ms. Weaver also holds a Certificate in Parish Nursing from the University of Southern Indiana.

Ms Weaver has been teaching in the PhD in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences program since 2008, and subsequently added teaching responsibilities in the BS in Health Sciences program. She will also be integrally involved in the MS in Physician Assistant Studies degree. Her unique educational background of nursing, public administration, and law will enhance her ability to lead the BS program as it continues its enrollment growth and builds upon its strong academic foundation.

Ms. Weaver has 32 years of public health experience working for the Indiana State Department of Health. Prior to her public health work she was a NICU staff nurse in Madison, Wisconsin and director of nursing services in the NICU in Rockford, Illinois and at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. In 2004 she received the President's Award for Outstanding Public Health Leadership given by the Indiana Public Health Association and in 2009 she was the recipient of the Maynard K Hine Award from the Indiana University Alumni Association.