Charmaine Kleiber, PhD, RN, CPNP, FAAN

Associate Professor Emeritus

Dr. Charmaine Kleiber is an Associate Professor in the Parent, Child and Family Area at the College of Nursing. Her BSN is from the University of Kansas and her MS in Maternal Child Nursing is from the University of Colorado. Dr. Kleiber completed her training as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and her PhD at the University of Iowa.

Her clinical experiences include work in adult and pediatric intensive care, emergency care, and general care units. She has extensive experience in research utilization and moving evidence into practice. Her special research interest is in pain management. Dr. Kleiber has active research funding for studying postoperative pain in children and adolescents, and acute procedural pain in young children. She teaches courses in research, nursing issues, and clinical courses with an emphasis on critical care.

Research areas
  • Nonpharmacological pain management for children
  • Pharmacological pain management for children
  • Measurement of pain in children
  • Moving evidence into practice
Charmaine Kleiber
PhD, University of Iowa
MS, University of Colorado
BSN, University of Kansas