Our team

Our team

Mary Kay Goldschmidt, DNP, RN, APHN-BC

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Family and Community Health Nursing


1100 East Leigh Street, Room 3057
Box 980567
Richmond, VA 23298-0567

Phone: (804) 828-5180
Email: mkgoldschmidt@vcu.edu

TEACHING:

Teaching experience includes community health, clinical prevention and population health, health policy, evidence-based nursing research, managing information technology and community health clinical faculty. 

RESEARCH:

Program of research focuses on public health surveillance of child abuse, and the development of prevention policy.  

SERVICE:

Currently an active member of the American Public Health Association, American Nurses Association, Virginia Nurses Association, Academy Health, Southern Nursing Research Society, International Association of Forensic Nurses and Sigma Theta Tau. Served as an expert on Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma and testified at the full committee hearing of the Joint Commission on Health Care regarding the Virginia incidence of Abusive Head Trauma and cost of the economic burden (2011).

EDUCATION

  • BSN, University of Virginia
  • MSN, Public Health Nursing Leadership, University of Virginia
  • DNP, University of Virginia

AWARDS/HONORS

  • Virginia Commonwealth University 2016-present School of Nursing Distinguished Cabaniss Society Member
  • Sigma Theta Tau, Beta Kappa Chapter, University of Virginia School of Nursing
  • Future Virginia Nurse Faculty Award, University of Virginia School of Nursing
  • Graduated with honors, University of Virginia School of Nursing

RESEARCH FUNDING 

  • Department of Family and Community Health 2016-2018 HRSA-16-066, Nurse Education, Practice, Quality And Retention – Bachelor of Science in Nursing Practicums in Community Settings Program (2016). Primary care Options to Maximize Opportunities to Transform Education in Nursing (PrOMOTE Nursing). Primary Investigator: Tamara Zurakowski, PhD, GNP-BC, RN. Co-director: Mary Kay Goldschmidt, DNP, RN, PHNA-BC Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing Richmond, Virginia 23298-5070
  • Department of Family and Community Health 2018 HRSA 18-012, Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention – Registered Nurses in Primary Care (2018). Primary Care Improved Outcomes with Nurses in Evolving and Expanding Roles (PIONEER). Primary Investigator: Tamara Zurakowski, PhD, GNP-BC, RN Co-Directors: Mary Kay Goldschmidt, DNP, RN, PHNA-BC; Dawn Goldstein, Ph.D., RN, PMHNP-BC, CCM Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing Richmond, Virginia 23298-5070

PRESENTATIONS/PUBLICATIONS

  • Goldschmidt, M.K. (In process) 2018 Chapter 33: Poverty and Homelessness Public Health Nursing, Population-Centered Health Care in the Community, 10th edition. Stanhope, M.; Lancaster, J. Mosby, Elsevier. 2019 
  • Morton, J.; Goldschmidt, M.K.; Sutter, R.; 2018 Weierbach, F.; Metcalf, J.; Livsey, K.; Liesveld, J.; Martin, D.; Bliss, J. Preparing Graduates for Roles in Community-based Nursing Practice. Association of Community Health Nurse Educators, 2018 Annual Institute. New Orleans, LA, June 8, 201
  • Weierbach, F.; Sutter, R.; Goldschmidt, M.K.;  2018 Cha, E. Enhancing your research trajectory: Merging Education and Practice Program grants with Community-Based Participatory Research.  Southern Nursing Research Society Pre-Conference, 32nd Annual Conference. Atlanta, Georgia, March 21, 2018.
  • Goldschmidt, M.K., Smith, S., Health Policy: 2017 Transforming An Idea into Legislation. Virginia Nurses Association Annual Legislative
  • Goldschmidt, M.K., Halford, S., Livsey, K. 2017 Morton, J.L., Davis, K.D., Sutter, R., & Weierbach, F. Advancing the Role of Primary Care Registered Nurses in Population Health Management. Association of Community Health Nursing Educators 2017 Annual Institute Baltimore, MD. June 9, 2017.
  • Fourteenth International Conference on Shaken Baby Syndrome and Abusive Head Trauma. Denver, Colorado (2014). “Rigorous Public Health Surveillance of Abusive Head Trauma: A Pilot Protocol for Evaluating Traumatic Brain Injuries Reportedly Caused by Minor Falls.”
  • Joint Commission on Health Care – House Document No. 10 (2012), pp. 11-16. Report of the Joint Commission on Health Care: Shaken Baby Syndrome and Abusive Head Trauma (HJR 632, 2011).
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