Kathleen A. FitzPatrick

Academic Title

  • Professor Emeritus, Health Sciences

Administrative Support

  • Physiology
  • Public Health

Continuing study of pedagogical techniques and behaviors that facilitate learning and satisfaction in health sciences students

  • Ph.D. Physiology University of Wisconsin Madison
  • B.A. Biology/Chemistry Lawrence University
  • Fall Prevention in Elders
  • Science Pedagogy
  • HSC3336 Human Pathophysiology
  • HSC3302 Intro to Public Health
  • HSC1223 Anatomy and Physiology II

FitzPatrick KA. (2012) Learning Public Health Through Civic Issues. Science Education and Civic Engagement International Journal 4(1):65-78. Yan Z, FitzPatrick KA. (2015) Acculturation and health behaviors among international students: A qualitative approach. Nursing and Health Sciences. 14 AUG 2015. DOI: 10.1111/nhs.12232. Yan Z, FitzPatrick KA. (2016) Promoting Cultural Competence, Health Behaviors and Professional Practice in Undergraduate Education through Peer Learning. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance 87(2):27-32. Dunn-Lewis C., Finn KE, FitzPatrick KA. (2016) Student Expected Achievement in Anatomy and Physiology Associated with Use and Reported Helpfulness of Learning and Studying Strategies. Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS) Educator. 20(4):37-47. Yan Z, Althobaiti H, FitzPatrick KA. (2017) Smoking behavior in Saudi Arabian male international college students: A qualitative approach. Journal of Behavioral Health 6(2):82-88. Finn KE, FitzPatrick KA, Yan Z. (2017) Integrating Lecture and Laboratory in Health Sciences Courses Improves Student Satisfaction and Performance. Journal of College Science Teaching 47(1):66- 75. Finn KE, Benes S, Hardway C, FitzPatrick K. 2017 Metacognition and Motivation in Anatomy and Physiology Students. In preparation.

  • Edward G Roddy Outstanding Teacher Award, Merrimack College, 2006