Valich joins USF Crown Point faculty
Jan. 24, 2013 CROWN POINT, Ind. - Kimberly Valich has joined the USF Crown Point faculty as a full-time assistant professor.
She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Saint Xavier University in 1989 and a Master of Science in Nursing at University of Phoenix in 2002.
She began her nursing career in intensive and cardiac care at Community Hospital in South Holland, Ill. She has also worked as a home care nurse for Franciscan St. Margaret Health and in family practice.
She has been teaching with specialties in anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, health assessment and advanced medical-surgical nursing since 1994, in various community colleges in the Chicagoland area. She has been a full-time tenured faculty member and Department of Nursing chair for South Suburban Community College in Oak Forest, Ill. since 2003. She holds Registered Nursing licenses for Illinois and Indiana.
“Kim Valich will be a great asset to the USF Crown Point nursing faculty,” said nursing program director Margaret Stoffregen-DeYoung. “As a seasoned nurse and nurse educator, she will add a great depth and breadth of experience to benefit our students.”
The University of Saint Francis, founded in 1890 as a comprehensive university in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, offers more than 60 undergraduate and 14 graduate programs in five schools: The School of Health Sciences, School of Arts and Sciences, Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership, School of Professional Studies and School of Creative Arts. More than 2,300 students from a broad geographic region attend USF for its academic excellence. The university has a regional campus in Crown Point, Ind.
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