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Peter J. Kallio, DNP, CRNA, APNP

Assistant Professor & Associate Program Director

Dr. Peter Kallio has been a CRNA since 1989 He has been with the Rosalind franklin University school of Nurse Anesthesia since its inception as one of the first clinical site coordinators. He has been full time as the Associate Program Director since 2016.  He continues to work clinically one day per week at the Zablocki VAMC in Milwaukee, where he has worked since 2004.

 He received his BSN from Marquette University; he graduated from the Milwaukee County School of Nurse Anesthesia in 1989, received his MSN from Samuel Merritt College in 2007, and received a DNP from Marquette University in 2013. He spent 10 years in the US Navy reserves as a CRNA. He was appointed and is currently the chair of the Wisconsin Board of Nursing.

His work experience as a CRNA has included a level 1 trauma center, own LLC working for a private anesthesia group in a midsized community hospital, to presently employed at the Zablocki VAMC. He is currently the clinical director of the Pre-Anesthesia Clinic and is the Anesthesia Educator. He has published several research papers related to preoperative evaluation and is presently working on a telemedicine project.