Mayumi Willgerodt

Mayumi Anne Willgerodt, PhD, MPH

Dr. Willgerodt earned her BSN from Georgetown University and a dual MPH/MS and PhD from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She held a faculty appointment at Rush University College of Nursing and in 2001, joined the faculty of the UW Seattle School of Nursing where she remained until 2013. In September 2013, Dr. Willgerodt moved to UW Bothell where she is Professor. Dr. Willgerodt serves on several committees on campus and is a member of the Faculty Council of Multicultural Affairs at UW Seattle. She is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of School Nursing and holds leadership positions in professional school nursing organizations in Washington State and nationally. In July 2013, she was selected as one of five national Macy Faculty Scholars—a two-year program designed to support faculty to lead innovative educational change.


Dr. Willgerodt’s area of scholarship is focused on interprofessional education and collaborative practice. 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. 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.


University of Illinois
Chicago, Illinois
  • Ph.D., Nursing Sciences
University of Illinois
Chicago, Illinois
  • MPH Community Health Sciences
University of Illinois
Chicago, Illinois
  • MS, Nursing Science
Georgetown University
Washington D.C.
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing







Courses Taught

  • Human Growth and Development
  • Nursing Leadership
  • Introduction to Nursing Research