MSN, Allentown College of St. Francis de Sales (1989)
DNP, Case Western Reserve University (2007)
Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist in Public/Community Health Nursing
Nursing Concepts and Practice: Community Health Nursing
Health Promotion and Clinical Prevention for Individuals and Populations (MS in Nursing)
Student learning outcomes related to development of cultural competence
Nurse managed center patient outcomes
York County Community Foundation Embracing Aging Grant for "Upright and Steady," an interdisciplinary collaborative to provide an evidence based fall prevention program in nurse managed centers
Finalist for Central Penn Parent Magazine HealthCare Heroes Award, 2013.
WellSpan Collaborative Partnership Grant, for nurse managed center sustainability and research to document patient outcomes.
York County Community Foundation Grant, for implementation of diabetes support group in nurse managed centers.
Award for Innovations in Professional Nursing Education, 2009, American Association of Colleges of
Nursing, for York College of Pennsylvania nurse managed centers.
Lessons in retrospect: A proposal for home care agency integration of nurse managed wellness model of care. Home Health Care Management and Practice, 2016.
Meeting baccalaureate public/community health nursing education competencies in nurse-managed wellness centers. Journal of Profession Nursing, 2013.
Promoting health in low income communities: The Asthma Safe Kids Program delivered by an academic nurse managed center. Journal of Allergy and Asthma Educators, 2012.
Using the Omaha System as a framework to demonstrate the value of nurse managed wellness center services for vulnerable populations. Journal of Community Health Nursing, 2012.
Teaching critical thinking to nurses in a Ugandan hospital. Home Health Care Management and Practice, 2010.
The journey to sustainability for nurse managed wellness centers. National Nurse Centers Consortium Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA, 2015.
No passport required: Study abroad in the local community (poster presentation). Association of Community Health Nurse Educators/American Public Health Nursing Association Joint Meeting, San Antonio, TX, 2014.
Best of both worlds: Nurse managed wellness centers provide meaningful community health clinical with service that improves outcomes for vulnerable patients. Poster presented at Association of Community Health Nurse Educators/American Public Health Nursing Association Joint Meeting, Raleigh, NC, 2013.
Using the Omaha System to measure outcomes of wellness services in nurse managed wellness centers. The Power of Nursing: Using EBP and Research to Keep Patients Safe Annual Conference, York, PA, 2013.
Collaborative partnerships to enhance sustainability of nurse managed wellness centers. National Nursing Centers Consortium Conference, Philadelphia, PA, 2012.
Clinical practice as Clinical Nurse Specialist providing care to individuals and leveraging population level care for economically disadvantaged York city residents since 2002.
Facilitated and conducted nursing study abroad trips to Guatemala and Uganda 2008-2011.
Nursing clinical practice in acute care, home care, hospice, and nursing administration prior to entering academia.