Denise Kavanagh, MSN, R.N.
Assistant Professor of Nursing
St. Benilde Tower 4434
Denise Kavanagh’s nursing experience includes bedside nursing, administration, quality review, school nursing and education in the medical/surgical setting and more recently medical-surgical in a community setting. Currently she works in a community setting as a substitute school nurse for Upper Merion Area School District and the Center for Occupational Health for Crozier Chester Medical Center. At La Salle, she teaches the initial medical-surgical courses and public health nursing. She enjoys spending time with her husband and six children and their families as well as sports—especially basketball and Phillies baseball.
Areas of Expertise
DHA, University of Phoenix (completing dissertation)
MSN, West Chester University
BSN, Villanova University
Kavanagh, Denise Pruskowski (2009), Evaluation of Hospital Compare website for Identifying
Risk. Pennsylvania Nurse, 64(4).
Kavanagh, Denise Pruskowski (2010). Aesthetic Expression: Matthew. International Journal for
Human Caring, 14(2).
Director of Recreation, Bridgeport, PA
Parish Nurse, Sacred Heart Church, Swedesburg, PA
Occupational Advisory Board Member, Central Montco Technical High School, Norristown, PA Admissions Liaison Officer, United States Military Academy, West Point, NY
Sigma Theta Tau International
Featured citizen of Montgomery County, August 7, 2011 The Times Herald, Norristown, PA