Faculty Profile:

Kathryn Gallagher, MS, RN, BSN, NE-BCClinical AdvisorUniversity of Pennsylvania Health System

Kathryn Gallagher, MS, RN, BSN, NE-BC, is a clinical advisor with the Department of Real-Estate, Design and Construction at the University of Pennsylvania Health System.  She was part of the team that planned the Pavilion at Penn Medicine a 1.6 billion Penn Medicine hospital.   She facilitates engagement with staff, patients, and the community for Penn Medicine design projects from the beginning of the design process through post-occupancy.  Ms. Gallagher began her nursing career with the University of Pennsylvania Health System as a clinical nurse in a variety of critical care units and subsequently worked in nursing administration for several years.  She holds a Master of Science in Strategic and Organizational Leadership and is a member of the Nursing Institute for Healthcare Design and the American Organization of Nurse Executives. Ms. Gallagher is committee member for the FGI Health Guidelines Revision Committee for the 2018 and 2022 publications.