Diana Schroeder joined the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown faculty in 2006 as a part-time instructor while concurrently serving as the Director of the Child and Adolescent Health and Wellness Council and Associate Director of the Office of Community Health at Memorial Medical Center. She became a full-time member of the Pitt-Johnstown faculty in 2008 and currently serves as the nursing program coordinator. A leading authority on the issue of bullying prevention, she is a guest lecturer on topics including school health nursing, pediatric trauma, child abuse, growth and development, and public health. She is actively involved in state-wide committees relating to children's health including the Pennsylvania Emergency Health Care for Children Committee, the Pennsylvania Department of Education Subcommittee on Safe Schools, and the Pennsylvania Bullying Prevention Network. Her research in the field of bullying prevention has been accepted for publication in Health Promotion Practice ("The Implementation of a Statewide Bullying Prevention Program: Preliminary Findings from the Field and the Importance of Coalitions") and The Academy of Health Care Management Journal (“The Role of a Health Care Foundation in a Statewide Bullying Prevention Initiative”), and she presented at the International Bullying Prevention Association Conference and the Blueprints for Violence Prevention Conference in 2010.
She earned her MSN (magna cum laude), with a pediatric clinical specialty, at Indiana University, and her BSN (magna cum laude) at the University of Illinois.