Ph.D., Nursing Practice in Nursing Science, Oakland University
MSN, Community Health Nursing, University of Michigan
BSN, Eastern Michigan University
Associates, Applied Science Degree in Nursing, Wayne County Community College
American Association of Critical Care Nurses. Advanced Critical Care. A Comparison of Ultrasound and Chest Radiograph: Post Removal of Chest Tubes in a Cardiac Surgery Population. In review.
F.A. Davis Pocket Guide to Herbs and Supplements (2009). Chapter Review
Leadership Pearls and Wisdom in New Orleans at the AANP National Conference (June, 2015)
MLSA - Using Technology Internationally in the Classroom, Feb., 2015.
NSA - Wisdom and Pearls of ICU Nursing.
AANP - International IPE Cultural Learning Experience, June, 2015.
STTI - Puerto Rico, International Cultural Awareness Learning Experience.
Oakland University- Poster Competition, 2009. A Comparison of Ultrasound and Chest Radiograph: Post Chest Tube Removal in the Cardiothoracic Patient Population. Poster Presentation
Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Society, 2009. 40th Biennial research convention. A Comparison of Ultrasound and Chest Radiograph: Post Chest Tube Removal in a Cardiac Surgery Population. Poster Presentation
Henry Ford Health System. 2007–2009. FCCS, courses taught includes EKG interpretation, Arrhythmia treatment, and interventions. Hemodynamic parameter monitoring and treatments. Pharmacokinetics of Isotropic, Vasopressors, and Vasodilator agents. Speaker Presentation
Thoracic and cardiac ultrasound. Speaker Presentation
Oakwood Hospital. 2000. Care of Ventriculostomies with emphasis on traveling off the unit.
Oakwood Hospital. 1999–2003. 12 Lead EKG. Critical Care Core Competency course. Speaker Presentation
Professional Awards and Recognition
Distinguished Alumni 2010
Henry Ford Health System, Nurse Practitioner of the Year, 2009
Oakland University, Poster Competition entry "A Comparison of Ultrasound and Chest Radiograph: Post Chest Tube Removal in The Cardiothoracic Patient Population", Scientific Merit, 2009
Nomination for Nurse Practitioner State Award, 2008, 2009
Wayne County Community College, Vice President of Nursing Class
Eastern Michigan University, Dean Circle of Excellence, 2000–2001
Director and pioneer of Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit
Director of Trauma and Critical Care Medicine
Labor and delivery
International healthcare with a focus on the Caribbean and Latin America
Study abroad projects
Inter professional educational projects
Research with focus on international healthcare
Interprofessional education in international healthcare
International healthcare study abroad
Using technology in the classroom to enhance international healthcare
International healthcare using an interprofessional model for study abroad student learning