2007 — Ph.D., Education, University of Illinois at Chicago
1991 — MS, Nursing Administration, St. Xavier University, Chicago
1988 — BS, Nursing, St. Xavier University, Chicago
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"Innovations in Patient Care Work Redesign Project," University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL, 1995.
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Strategic plans to improve the retention rate associate degrees nurses seeking baccalaureate degrees, designing curricula for adult learners, soldiers medical and clinical readiness for deployment, physical fitness, and health promotion practices among veterans, designing and evaluating the effectiveness of undergraduate online nursing programs.
American Educational Research Association (AERA)
American Society of Peri-Anesthesia Nurses (ASPAN)
Association of Military Surgeons of the United States (AMSUS)
Association of Perioperative Nurses (AORN)
Emergency Nurses Association (ENA)
Reserve Officers Association (ROA)