On faculty since 1999, Dr. Bergquist-Beringer's program of research focuses on the assessment, prediction and prevention of pressure ulcers in acute and home health care. Her knowledge of physiological mechanisms and measures associated with aging and epidemiology form the basis for her research focus. She currently teaches graduate-level pathophysiology and
quantitative research applications. Past KU teaching activities included
theories for practice and research, adult/gerontological core content, undergraduate health assessment and clinical complex care.