Kathleen Reilly

  • Assistant Professor, Nursing
Kathleen Reilly

Kathleen Reilly, MS, RN, CEN is an Assistant Professor for the Nursing Program at Mercy University. Ms. Reilly received her BS in Nursing from Adelphi University in 1975. She completed her MS in Nursing at The College of New Rochelle in 1987 as well as a Post Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education in 1996. Ms. Reilly is a Certified Emergency Nurse. She earned a TESOL Certification from Westchester Community College in 2017.

Ms. Reilly has worked as a registered nurse for 45 years, 30 of those years in the Emergency Department. Other positions held include Assistant Nursing Care Coordinator, Clinical Director - Inpatient Surgery and Nurse Recruiter.

Ms. Reilly joined The College of New Rochelle as an adjunct faculty member in 2002 and became a full-time faculty member in 2015. She was promoted to  Assistant Professor prior to the closure of the college. At the closure of The College of New Rochelle, Ms. Reilly joined the faculty of the Mercy SNHS-Department of Nursing as an Assistant Professor.

Presently, Ms. Reilly teaches Fundamentals of Nursing, Introduction to Health Policy, and Contemporary Concepts in Professional Nursing. She also teaches ESL and a Citizenship class for Neighbor's Link, a community center in Mt. Kisco, N.Y. 

She was inducted into The New York Academy of Medicine in 2017, and is also a member of the Emergency Nurses Association , Transcultural Nursing Association and Sigma Theta Tau.

Ms. Reilly is also Co-Chair of the Student Nurses Association at Mercy University.

Adelphi University BS in Nursing 1975

The College of New Rochelle MS in Nursing (Administration) 1996

The College of New Rochelle Post Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education

Westchester Community College TESOL Certification 2017

Ms. Reilly has been teaching Fundamentals of Nursing for many years as well as Leadership, Nurse as Healer, Understanding the Human Experience, Politics of Healthcare and Cultural Issues in Healthcare.

She has taught Health Assessment in the lab, as well as Contemporary Concepts in Professional Nursing and Introduction to Health Policy.

In the past, Ms. Reilly, has been the Clinical Coordinator for Fundamentals of Nursing.