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MayumiMayumiMayumi Willgerodt, PhD, MPH, MS, RN

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

University of Washington
Box 357262
Seattle, WA 98195

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Dr. Willgerodt earned her BSN from Georgetown University and a dual MPH/MS and PhD from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She joined the faculty of the University of Washington Seattle School of Nursing in 2001 and is now a Professor in Nursing and Health Studies at the University of Washington Bothell campus.

Dr. Willgerodt’s area of scholarship is focused on interprofessional education and collaborative practice; she has been involved in numerous initiatives within and beyond the University of Washington. She has participated and/or led the development of community based cases for use in IPE, the creation of longitudinal IPE curricula, and faculty development. She is a member of several grant teams focused on IPE and patient safety and co-leads the evaluation core of a HRSA-funded grant focused on integrating IPE and technology in DNP curriculum at UW. Dr. Willgerodt is also a Master Team STEPPS trainer and has expertise in communication, group facilitation and focus groups. In 2011, she was chosen as one of eight faculty at UW to participate in the UW IPE Teaching Scholar program. In July 2013, she was selected by the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation as one of five national Faculty Scholars—a two-year program designed to support faculty to lead innovative educational change. As a certified school nurse, Dr. Willgerodt is also involved in school-based health promotion research, with an emphasis on enhancing shared management approaches between parent and child around healthy behaviors.

In addition to her IPE work, Dr. Willgerodt has received local, national, and federal funding for her research on family relationships and adolescent mental health and risk behaviors in Asian American immigrant families, and community based participatory research. Dr. Willgerodt is actively involved in undergraduate and graduate nursing teaching and curricula, serves on the editorial board for the Journal of School Nursing, is a member of numerous professional organizations, provides consultation services and volunteers with the homeless youth population in Seattle.