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Kara Schrader

  • Assistant Professor
  • Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program Director


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

Interest Areas:

Obesity Management

Population Health

Chronic Disease Management

Health Promotion


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.


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