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Purdue University
Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security

Kathleen Abrahamson

Title

Assistant Professor 

Department

Office Phone

(765) 494-4019 

Education

Ph.D. Purdue University, Sociology, 2008 

Research Areas

Healthcare Quality Improvement Long Term and Chronic Care Health Services Organization 

Notable Experience

Registered Nurse 

Notable Affiliations

Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering
Purdue Center for Aging and the Lifecourse 

Biography

Dr. Abrahamson’s research is focused on social and organizational factors that impact health services delivery. Her research addresses nursing home quality, patient safety, and the work environment of nurses. Her methods include qualitative analysis, survey development, structural equation modeling, and multi-level modeling. She actively mentors graduate students, and teaches biostatistics and evidence-based practice.