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Kathryn Shapiro, M.S., R.N., C.H.S.E.


  1. Neonatal Nursing Orientation
  2. Neonatal Resuscitation

Kathryn Shapiro is a Unit Educator for the NICU and Newborn Nursery at University of Rochester’s Golisano Children’s Hospital. She is a NRP instructor and coordinator for both nursing and respiratory care service lines. Kathryn directs the orientation program which includes the use of simulation and problem based-learning. She is also involved with multiple performance improvement projects. In between graduating classes of nurses, Kathryn pretends to be a professional digital artist.



B.S.N. | Johns Hopkins University
Bachelor of Science, Nursing

M.S. | University of Maryland
Healthcare Management and Nursing Education


Patient Centered Care Grant, Johns Hopkins Hospital


  • “Safe Sleep Initiative.” DutkoFioravanti I., Brown K., Shapiro K. PeriFacts, 2017.
  • “Moving to a Single Patient Room Design: Are There Physical and Psychological Effects on the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Staff?” Frank K., Driscoll C., Shapiro K., Donohue P. Journal of Pediatrics and Neonatal Care, 2016.
  • “Apparent Diffusion Coefficient Scalars Correlate with Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Markers of Cerebrovascular Autoregulation in Neonates Cooled for Perinatal Hypoxic-Ischemic Injury.” Tekes A, et al. American Journal of Neuroradiology, 2014.