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Phone: 765-494-4019


Johnson Hall of Nursing Room 214
502 N. University Street
West Lafayette, Indiana 47907

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Kathleen Abrahamson

Associate Professor, School of Nursing

Areas of Expertise

  • long term care services and supports; gerontology

HHS Signature Research Area(s)

  • Sustainable Organizations and Thriving Communities

School of Nursing Research Area(s)

  • Care of the Older Adult
  • Health Policy and Evaluation
  • Healthcare Systems and Organizations


  • PhD, Sociology, Purdue University, 2008; MSN, Nursing Leadership, Western Governors University, 2022; MS, Sociology, Purdue University, 2006; MA, Interdisciplinary Gerontology, Western Illinois University, 1997; BS, Sociology, University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh, 1990

Selected Honors/Awards

  • Fellow - Gerontological Society of America
  • Fellow - American Academy of Nursing