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Kara Schrader, DNP, RN, FNP-C

  • Assistant Professor
  • Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program Director

Education:

DNP, Frontier Nursing University
MSN, Michigan State University 
BSN, Michigan State University 

Interest Areas:

Obesity Management

Population Health

Chronic Disease Management

Health Promotion

Publications:

Schrader, K. (May, 2018). What you need to know about the new  shingles vaccine. Spartan Nurse Monthly.

Schrader, K. (October, 2017). Why Screen for Depression? Healthcare Michigan, 34(10). Pg. 7        

Schrader, K. (September 15, 2017). Vaccines: What is the big deal? Michigan State University College of Nursing News and Events.

Schrader, K. (August 25, 2017). Back to school tips: Health and wellness. MSU Today

Schrader, K. (February 3, 2017). Why your doctor might ask about your mood at your next visit. A Healthier Michigan Newsletter. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.

Funding:

Michigan State University Health Team: Meeting of the Minds Behavioral Health Fair (2017) $600

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Physician Group Initiative Program: Integrating behavioral health in primary care. Led a quality improvement project to improve routine depression screening within the primary care centers in the Michigan State University Health Team Primary Care Practices (2016-2017) $57,833