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Stephanie Schaller, DNP, PPCNP-BC

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Professional Nursing Practice
College of Nursing
Phone: 803-576-7764
College of Nursing 
University of South Carolina
1601 Greene Street, Room 605
Columbia, SC 29208-4001 
United States 


Dr. Schaller joined the College of Nursing at the University of South Carolina as an Assistant Professor in 2022 after graduating with her DNP. Prior to working at the College of Nursing, Dr. Schaller worked as a nurse practitioner for seven years at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine's Department of Child Abuse Pediatrics. She began her career working in a PICU for eight years as a registered nurse before becoming a pediatric nurse practitioner to advocate and provide care in orthopedics and child maltreatment. 


  • Doctorate of Nursing Practice, University of South Carolina (2022)
  • Master's of Science in Nursing, University of South Carolina (2006)
  • Bachelor's of Science in Nursing, University of South Carolina (1998)


Schaller, S. and Chappell, K. K. (2023). The use of a clinical pathway to increase child abuse screenings of young children with fractures. AANP National Conference. New Orleans, LA

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