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    Oakland University
  Oct 19, 2017
2011-2012 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

School of Nursing


428 O’Dowd Hall • (248) 370-4253 • Fax (248) 370-4279  (map)


Kerri D. Schuiling

Interim associate dean:
Gary Moore

Assistant dean:
Pamela A. Marin

Director of nursing laboratories:
Patricia T. Ketcham 


Professors emeriti:
Mary Mittelstaedt, Ph.D., R.N., Michigan State University
Justine J. Speer, Ph.D., R.N., University of Minnesota
Diane R. Wilson, Ph.D., R.N., Michigan State University
Carol S. Zenas, Ph.D., R.N., University of Michigan

F. Darlene Schott-Baer, Ph.D., R.N., Wayne State
Kerri Schuiling, Ph.D., CNM, NP, FACNM, University of

Maggie Allesee Endowed Professor in Gerontology:
Ann Whall, Ph.D., R.N., Wayne State University

Associate professors:
Karen Dunn, Ph.D., R.N., Wayne State
Dorothy Hawthorne-Burdine, Ph.D., R.N., University of
Frances C. Jackson, Ph.D., R.N., Wayne State University
Suha Kridli, Ph.D., R.N., University of Missouri, Columbia
Anne Mitchell, Ph.D., R.N., Wayne State University
Gary Moore, Ph.D., R.N., Wayne State University
Sarah E. Newton, Ph.D., R.N., University of Michigan
Barbara Penprase, Ph.D., R.N., Wayne State University
Cheryl K. Riley-Doucet, Ph.D., Wayne State University

Assistant professors:
Carrie L. Abele, Ph.D., R.N., Wayne State University
Margaret Glembocki, D.N.P., R.N., Oakland University
Claudia Grobbel, D.N.P., R.N., Oakland University
Margaret A. Harris, Ph.D., R.N., Wayne State University
Laura Pittiglio, Ph.D., R.N., Wayne State University

Adjunct instructors:
Deana Hays, M.S.N., R.N., Oakland University
Kimberly Holka, M.S.A., R.N., Central Michigan University
JoAnn Kapa, M.S.N., University of Phoenix
Marilyn Mouradijian, M.S.N., R.N., Texas Woman’s
Lynds Poly-Droulard, M.Ed., R.N., Wayne State University
Deborah Tierney, M.S.N., R.N., University of Michigan


Beaumont Hospital adjunct assistant professors:
John Nagelhout, Ph.D., CRNA, Wayne State University

Beaumont Hospital adjunct instructors:
Andrea Bittinger, M.S.N., CRNA, Oakland University
Laurie Heline, M.S., CRNA, University of Detroit Mercy
John Roebuck, M.S.N., CRNA, Oakland University

Visiting assistant professor:
Nicole Clark, M.S.N., R.N., Oakland University
Anne Hranchook, M.S.N., CRNA, Oakland University
Lisa Ann Mileto, M.S., CRNA, Mercy College of Detroit
Renee Mirovsky,M.S.N., R.N., Oakland University
Kathleen Spencer, D.N.P, R.N., St. Mary’s College,
    Notre Dame

Visiting instructors:
Kelly Berishaj, M.S.N., ACNS-BC, R.N., University of
    Detroit Mercy
Chesanny Butler, M.S.N., R.N., University of Phoenix
Ellen Gajewski, M.S.N., R.N., Oakland University
Kathryn Murto, M.S.N., R.N., Oakland University
Gina Palombo, M.S.N., R.N., Oakland University

Special instructors:
Janith Beres, M.S.N., R.N., University of Phoenix
Ronald Piscotty, Jr., M.S.N., University of Michigan
Stephanie Vallie, M.S.N., R.N., Indiana University
Rosalind Woodson, D.N.P., R.N., Oakland University


Degree programs



Post-Master’s Graduate Certificates:


Board of Visitors

The Board of Visitors for the School of Nursing is composed of community leaders in the metropolitan Detroit area. The board assists the School of Nursing in developing its goals, objectives and curricular design, as well as clinical and research programs that meet the rapidly changing requirements of the health care field. Board members consult on such matters as facilities, equipment requirements, special topics and long-range planning.



The School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. In addition, the Nurse Anesthesia program is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.