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Kim Amer

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  • Director, Associate Professor, Nursing
  • ​​​​​​​PhD, RN
  • School of Nursing
  • (773) 325-1160
  • ​9​90 W. Fullerton, room 2301
​​Specialization and Interests
  • Nursing science
  • Child and family health
  • Chronic illness adaptation in children and families
  • Technology and simulation in nursing education
Awards and Honors
  • SHAW Research Award Recipient for Faculty Mentorship in Collaboration with Children's Memorial Hospital (2009)
  • Illinois Board of Higher Education Nurse Education Grant (2007)
DePaul Affiliations
  • DePaul University Nursing Review Board
  • School of Nursing Governance and Policy Committee
  • School of Nursing Local Review Board
  • School of Nursing Personnel Committee
Professional Affiliations
  • Member, Consortium to Lower Obesity in Children in Chicago (CLOCC)
Select Publications

Amer, K, "Children’s “Views of Their Adaptation to Type 1 Diabetes,” Pediatric Nursing (2008).

Amer, K, Quality and Safety for Transformational Nursing: Core Competencies, Pearson (2012).

Gampetro, Wojciechowski, and Amer, "Life Concerns and Perceptions of Care in Adolescents with Mental Health Care Needs: A Qualitative Study in a School-Based Health Clinic," Pediatric Nursing (2012).

Kausch, K & Amer, K, “Self Transcendence and Depression Among AIDS Memorial Quilt Panel Makers,” Journal of Psyc​hosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services 45(6) 44-53 (2007).​