Director of Clinical Education, Assistant Professor, Respiratory Care
Respiratory Care Program Director, Associate Professor
Renee’s career began in the healthcare field as a staff Respiratory Therapist. After she became a respiratory therapist, she was employed by a large hospital system in Fargo, North Dakota as a clinician/outreach educator, and as a member of the flight team for The Children’s Hospital. In her last year with the hospital system, she was employed as a Market Strategist for the administrative team. While in Fargo, she also finished her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in healthcare administration.
When Renee relocated to Denver, she was employed as a clinical liaison for a Long-term Acute Care Hospital (LTACH), worked in hospital and homecare administration, and was respiratory therapy program director for a private school.
Associate Dean, Henrietta Schmoll School of Health
Dr. Fitzpatrick came to St. Kate's in the Summer of 2020. Prior to that, he was a faculty member at Marian University (WI) where he led the Exercise and Sport Science program and was the Chair of the Allied Health Department. He began his career at John F. Kennedy University as a faculty member in Sport Psychology. Dr. Fitzpatrick has an ongoing research line in graduate student preparation and early career experiences in the field of Sport and Performance Psychology. Additionally, he has presented nationally on assessment issues in higher education and is an active member within the Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education (AALHE).