Kathleen McGoldrick, MLS
Health Science Major
Professor McGoldrick joined the Health Science program as Clinical Assistant Professor in 2011. As a faculty member she has taught Professional Writing, Professional Ethics in Healthcare, and Disability Health and Community. Professor McGoldrick remains comitted to advocating for the rights and inclusion of people with disability, specifically through curriculum development and student-centered learning activities for the Disability Studies concentration and other courses for the major.
Prior to joining the Health Science program, Professor McGoldrick served as librarian at Newtown High School in New York City. Professor McGoldrick's professional service and affiliations include membership on the Board of Directors at the Suffolk Independent Living Center (SILO). In addition, Professor McGoldrick also served as a member of the Society for Disability Studies to promote greater awareness of the experiencies of disabled people and advocate for social change. Currently Professor McGoldrick is working alongside community-based recreation programs to educate volunteers who work with children with disability and serves as President of the PTA for East Islip Middle School. Professor McGoldrick earned a master's degree in Library and Information Science from St. John's University and a bachelor's degree in English from Siena College.