Rosemary Dolatowski, MSN, RN
Rosemary Dolatowski is in her 26th year as the Director of School Health Services for the Burlington Area School District. Dolatowski earned a Master of Science Degree in Nursing from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 1987 and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Indiana University in 1976.
Dolatowski has worked in a variety of clinical settings, most recently prior to her current position; she was the Manager of Cardiac Services at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Racine from 1983-1986 and the Coordinator of Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Milwaukee from 1978-1983. Dolatowski Co-authored a chapter in the book Cardiac Rehabilitation & Clinical Exercise Programs: Theory & Practice; she has also authored articles on Cardiac and School Nursing and has been a presenter at local, state and national conferences. She has served as an adjunct Nursing Professor at both Gateway Technical College and Cardinal Stritch University.
As the Director of School Health Services Dolatowski’s mission is to remove or reduce barriers to education for students with Special Health Needs. She is responsible for Policy & Procedure development, training and education of health services staff, and developing and monitoring students’ Individual Health Care Plans. She was instrumental in developing the statewide data collection tool for all Wisconsin School Nurses.
She was named the Wisconsin School Nurse of the Year in 2006 and currently serves as the Wisconsin Director to the National Association of School Nurses. She is a member of both the Wisconsin Association of School Nurses and the National Association of School Nurses.