Maureen Walsh Koricke

Maureen Walsh Koricke

Class of 2015


M.S., D’Youville College, Buffalo, N.Y.

Research Interest:

Maureen’s research interest focuses on State and federal regulations to impact the delivery of health care; health care quality improvement; patient safety; organizational response to adverse events; quality improvement education for health professions; performance measurement; program evaluation.

When did you graduate?

May 2015

Current Research:

Maureen’s current research focuses on state mandated adverse event reporting and impact on hospital quality of care; Evaluation of quality improvement curriculum in a pediatric residency. Dissertation Title: Adverse Events in healthcare and the ability to improve the quality and safety of patient care in the hospital. Teaching Interests:

  • Health Policy
  • Quality Improvement


  • Poster presentation: Pediatric Educational Excellence Across the Continuum conference. Developing Physician Leadership in Quality Improvement Skills: Embedding a QI Curriculum in a Pediatric Residency Program with Cheryl Courtlandt, M.D. and Sarah Mabus, MLA.

Recent Publications:

  • Noonan, LK, Courtlandt, CD, Walsh Koricke, MT, Mabus, SK, and Feld LG, “Quality Improvement Education: A tool for transformation of health care,” in Quality Improvement: Methods, Principles, and Role in Healthcare, Lobdell K, ed. (New York: Nova Science Publishing Inc.) Forthcoming Spring 2013.

Conferences Attended:Biographical Information:

Since graduating with her BSN and MS in Health Services Administration from D’Youville College in Buffalo, N.Y., Maureen has worked in various clinical and administrative positions in the health care industry, including quality improvement and risk management. Maureen is currently working on her dissertation and works at the Center for Advancing Pediatric Excellence, Department of Pediatrics, Levine Children’s Hospital at Carolinas Medical Center.

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