Magazine

Leading with Distinction

College of Health Professions Dean Dr. Denise Wells received the DAWN 2021–2022 Leadership Award, which is granted to a woman who has excelled in the field of higher education and served with distinction as a role model for rising stars in her organization and beyond. Dr. Wells accepted her award in October, at DAWN’s virtual ceremony that brought together colleagues from neighboring colleges…
Read more
Alumni NewsMagazine

Cynthia Brown: A Call to Serve

Cynthia Brown, RN, co-chairs the WilmU Alumni Association’s New Castle Chapter in order to encourage her fellow graduates to pursue opportunities, no matter their age or level of uncertainty. She knows from experience how interesting and unexpected that pursuit can be. The…
Academic News

Putting Health Care knowledge into action

Dr. Aaron Sebach, director of Graduate Nursing Programs, and DNP student Tammy Walbert combine academic excellence with hands-on, compassionate experience. Both are nurse practitioners at TidalHealth Community Wellness in Maryland, working on the Mobile Integrated Health…
Academic News

DNP Students Author Paper on Pediatric COVID Response

An alumnus and College of Health Professions students are sharing their expertise in caring for patients in the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. James Thomas, a DNP alum, and current DNP students Lisa Lietzke and Sean Elwell are the authors of an article in Nursing 2021, titled “The Response of a Pediatric ED to COVID.” In the early days of the pandemic, little was known about the impact of the virus on…
Read more
Academic News

Nurse Anesthetist Profiled for Devotion to Patient Care

Dr. Klisa Hargrove-Loper, an alumna of Wilmington University’s D.N.P. program, was profiled as a healthcare hero in a YouTube video by AtlantiCare Regional Medical in Pomona, New Jersey. A nurse anesthetist, Dr. Hargrove-Loper was inspired to pursue healthcare when she was…
Academic News

Dr. Sebach Elected to National Nursing Committee

Dr. Aaron Sebach, director of Graduate Nursing Programs, has been elected to serve on the National League for Nursing’s Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA) six-member nominating committee. Dr. Sebach, who also chairs the Doctor of Nursing Practice…
Academic News

Nursing Term Paper Published in Professional Journal

As part of a Forensic Nursing course for her Master of Science in Nursing Leadership: Legal Nurse Consultant program, Ruchoma Domosh conducted extensive research into child maltreatment among medically fragile children. In a term paper she explained that this maltreatment seldom has a single cause. More often it results from multiple factors, including child behaviors and limitations; caregivers…
Read more
Academic News

Nursing Alum Leads State Professional Association

Christopher E. Otto, MSN, RN, CHFN, PCCN, CCRN, is the new executive director of the Delaware Nurses Association. Otto, who earned his BSN at Wilmington University, is back at WilmU working towards his second graduate degree in the Master of Business Administration program…
Academic News

MSN Alum Wins National Nurse Leadership Award

For making a positive impact in treating patients with substance abuse, Annamarie Flick, a nurse manager at ChristianaCare, was awarded the HealthImpact DAISY Nurse Leader Award in Policy. She is one of only six award recipients nationwide to be recognized this year for…
Academic News

Nurse Practitioner Students Complete Clinicals via Telehealth

When the COVID-19 pandemic displaced students involved in clinical studies, the Nurse Practitioner Faculty Team pivoted to develop a comprehensive set of guidelines for students to use telehealth as a modality for care delivery and assessment. Dr. Melody Randle, MSN NP program chair, teamed with Dr. Lori Irelan, regional chair, Dr. Stacey Graves, and Dr. Lynn Thomas-Bauer to create an…
Read more