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Meet Our Faculty

JoAnn McGrath School of Nursing Leaders

Margaret Rauschenberger

Margaret (Peg) Rauschenberger, MSN, RN, CCHP

Interim Dean

Associate Professor


Education:  BSN – Alverno College, Milwaukee, WI; MSN – Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI


Teaching: I began my teaching career at Marquette University and then moved to Alverno College in 1996.  I have taught at all levels in the undergraduate program and currently teach the senior capstone course.  I previously served as Associate Dean of the JoAnn McGrath School of Nursing at Alverno and am now the Interim Dean.  I have done national and international presentations and consultations on nursing education and student assessment

Nursing expertise: My background is varied.  I have experience as a cardiac care nurse, a mental health nurse, home health care, and as a hospital administrator.  I maintain a practice in a jail setting and have certification in corrections nursing.

Karin Wasiullah:

Karin Wasiullah, DNP, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

Associate Dean of Graduate Nursing Studies


Areas of expertise:  Program and Curriculum Development, Family Practice, Urgent Care, Geriatrics, Lifestyle/Weight Management


Luanne Wielichowski MSN, APRN, FNP-C

Professor, FNP Program Director


Area of expertise: Obstetric and Women's Health Nursing, Oncology, Primary Care, Urgent Care, Family Health Nursing


Karen Hartje DNP, NP-BC, APNP

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program Director

Assistant Professor

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Areas of Expertise:  Obstetric Nursing, Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, Gynecologic Oncology, Population-Based Health Care, and Vulnerable Populations.

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