Katrina A. Pyo, Ph.D., RN, CCRN
Director, BSN Program (Nursing)
Assistant Professor of Nursing (Nursing)
412-397-6812 phone (M)
412-397-3277 fax
Scaife Hall 115

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Instructional Management and Leadership, Robert Morris University
  • Bachelor of Science, Nursing, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • Master of Science, Nursing, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Professional Background

  • Faculty Counselor for Sigma Theta Tau International, Nursing Honor Society, Upsilon Phi chapter
  • Coordinator for the Dedicated Education Unit (DEU) at 6 Main UPMC Passavant Hospital, McCandless campus and CVICU UPMC Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh
  • Practiced for 17 years as a Registered Nurse in a tertiary care center, Adult Health Critical Care
  • Clinical coordinator for NURS 4020 Adult Health Management II, acute care clinical
  • Member of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences Undergraduate Curriculum Committee since 2008, co-chair from January 2010 to September 2013.
  • Served as Co-Chair of the Academic Progression Committee, January 2013 to September 2013

Area of Expertise/Research

  • Dissertation title: Undergraduate Nursing Students' Perceptions Regarding Factors that Affect Mathematical Abilities
  • Certified by AACN in Adult Critical Care Nursing, 10 years


  • 2012 - Poster Presenter at the Greater Pittsburgh Nursing Research Conference California University of Pennsylvania, October 12, 2012 "Undergraduate nursing students' perceptions regarding factors that affect mathematical abilities"