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School of Health Sciences

Kathleen FitzPatrick

Professor Emerita

Health Sciences

Dr. Kathleen FitzPatrick is a Professor Emerita of Health Sciences. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology/Chemistry from Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin and the Ph.D. in Physiology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she also did postdoctoral research in Neurophysiology. 

She was a research associate at the Children’s Hospital Medical Center-Boston and taught at Lawrence University. Her recent research interests focus on innovative pedagogies in science education, experiential learning and science education through community engagement and she has published her work in the Journal of College Science TeachingAdvances in Physiology Education and the Science Education and Civic Engagement International Journal

She lives in Lawrence, MA and is a coordinator and member of the Board of Directors of the Bread and Roses community food program. 


Ph.D., Physiology, University of Wisconsin
B.A., Biology and Chemistry, Lawrence University


Anatomy and Physiology, Human Physiology, Exercise Physiology and Public Health and coordinates the Health Science Internship Program.