Kelly Rossler, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor


Ph.D. Georgia Baptist College of Nursing at Mercer University, Macon, GA
Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator - Society for Simulation in Healthcare
MSN Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, GA
BSN Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, GA


Contact Info:
Office: 302.07
Phone: 972.576.9193

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Work and Education
Dr. Rossler joined Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing in 2014 as an Assistant Professor. Dr. Rossler entered into academia in 2006 as a Faculty Instructor at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Her work history in nursing education also includes a position of Assistant Clinical Professor at Texas Woman’s University School of Nursing in Dallas, Texas and Assistant Professor at Armstrong State University College of Health Professions in Savannah, Georgia. Dr. Rossler has over 23 years of experience working and teaching in the critical care hospital setting. She joins Louise Herrington School of Nursing teaching simulation and holds the designation as a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator. Research interests include high-fidelity human patient simulation, interprofessional education, and transition into practice.

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Dr. Rossler presently serves on the Louise Herrington School of Nursing Research Committee.

Articles and Presentations
Dr. Rossler’s Dissertation work is entitled: “Exploring Interprofessional Education through a High-Fidelity Human Patient Simulation Scenario: A Mixed Methods Study." She has presented her dissertation at international and national conferences focused on nursing and simulation.

Some additional presentations include:

2014 Rossler, K., Buelow, J., & Thompson, A. (2013). “Online, Simulation, or Role Play Oh My: Identifying Interprofessional Teaching Methodologies Which Fit Your Students’ Learning Needs. [Podium Presentation]. International Nursing Simulation/Learning Resource Centers Conference. Orlando, FL. June 19-21, 2014. International Conference.

2014 Thompson, A., Rossler, K., & Buelow, J. (2013). “High Fidelity Patient Simulation and Experiential Learning: Recruiting, Advising, and Teaching the New Generation." [Poster Presentation]. All Together Better Health 7 (ATBH7). Pittsburgh, PA. June 6-8, 2014. International Conference.

2014 Behringer, D., Warnock, S., & Rossler, K. (2014). “Implementing A Community Asthma Education Program." [Podium Presentation]. Armstrong 2014 InterProfessional Health Care Summit. Savannah, GA. April 4, 2014. State Conference.