Lorri Birkholz, DNP

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Assistant Professor of Nursing
412-365-1189
Eastside 274
BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Birkholz graduated as a diploma nurse from Presbyterian-St. Luke’s School of Nursing in Denver, CO. She Obtained her BSN from the University of Wisconsin Green Bay, her MSN in Nursing Leadership from the University of Texas Arlington and her DNP from Old Dominion University (ODU). She worked three years as faculty at ODU teaching graduate nursing education. Her Research interests include nursing ethics, moral distress, compassion fatigue, and nurse empowerment. She has published in the Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing, Nursing 2020, and British Medical Journal.  Dr. Birkholz has held board positions on the American Society of Bioethics & Humanities, the Virginia DNP Association, and the Epsilon Chi chapter of Sigma International Nursing Honor Society.