Academic Digest

Health Sciences Student in UK Shows Distance Isn't a Barrier to Learning

Kristin Stamulis is a self-described adventurer, traveling the globe with her family. She was a licensed respiratory therapist in the state of Washington and was pursuing a degree in Wilmington University’s Health Sciences program when her husband accepted a three-year international assignment in England. Despite a five-hour time difference, Stamulis was able to complete her coursework remotely…
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Interns Hired to Connect COVID-19 Patients with Care

Two College of Health Professions interns in ChristianaCare’s Care Management Department have been hired by the health system to support patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Ned Bates is a care connector, who monitors Electronic Health Records (EHR) to facilitate patient…
Magazine

DNP Candidate Helps Patients at Liberia Clinic

Sigrid Marfo, a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) candidate, is already a successful, certified registered nurse-anesthetist who shared her skills helping patients in a clinic in Liberia — and also met the president of the West Africa nation. Liberia’s President George…
Magazine

More than a Title — or Titles: Dr. Aaron Sebach

A supportive partner, a color-coded calendar, and a flexible schedule allow Dr. Aaron Sebach to put as much passion into his practice as his teaching. And WilmU’s nursing practitioner students reap the rewards. Dr. Aaron Sebach is chair of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program (DNP) for Wilmington University’s College of Health Professions. And these are the credentials that follow his name…
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DNP Candidate Helps Patients at Liberia Clinic

Sigrid Marfo, a DNP candidate, is already a dedicated and successful certified registered nurse-anesthetist who shared her skills helping patients in a clinic in Liberia —and also met the president of the West Africa nation. “She is interested in improving health…
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DNP Chair and Students Bring Care to Kenyans

In the slums of Nairobi in Kenya’s Mathare Valley, people struggle to survive on about $1 a day, making health care a luxury. Dr. Lori Irelan (in teal scrubs) in a Kenyan classroom with students. Dr. Lori Irelan, regional chair of Wilmington University’s DNP program…
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Health Science Interns Get Hands-on Experience

In the rapidly evolving field of health care, people with health sciences degrees are playing a greater role in care management. WilmU students are getting hands-on experience through the University’s relationship with Christiana Care Health System. Last semester, two students completed internships at Christiana Care. There currently are three interns working in the health system, in the…
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Dr. Sebach’s Latest Achievement

Dr. Aaron Sebach, associate professor and chair of Wilmington University’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program, is now a Fellow in Hospital Medicine (FHM), an achievement conferred by the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM). This prestigious honor is bestowed by the…
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DNP Project Focuses on Mothers-to-be

Most people benefit from a reminder when it comes to doing something that benefits their health. That includes pregnant women. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that pregnant women receive the whooping cough or pertussis vaccine, known as the…
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Breaking Down Language Barriers in Behavioral Health Care

WilmU Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) student Daisy Lara is passionate about providing behavioral health care to patients who often fall through the cracks. Her project, serving Spanish-speaking patients, earned her one of only 20 fellowships awarded to minority students by the National Advisory Committee of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) to work with the…
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