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Karen Daley

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Karen Daley, Associate Professor
Nursing, Dean
College of Health Professions
Ph D from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 2005
MS from Troy State University, 1996
Grand Rapids Campus
616-871-6160

Before joining DU in 2011, Dr. Daley worked as a nursing program coordinator for 10 years in the undergraduate and graduate nursing programs at Western Connecticut State University. She was instrumental in implementing a Human Patient Simulation program at WCSU. Dr. Daley’s area of expertise is in medical surgical nursing. She taught in that area as well as in nursing leadership and management and other RN/BSN program theory courses. Dr. Daley was a licensed RN in the state of Connecticut.

Dr. Daley has acquired STAR certification which provides survivorship training skills for the rehabilitation of cancer survivors. She is a member of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration and the National League for Nurses.

Awards:
  • Sigma Theta Tau -- Community Leader ,
  • STAR certification, 2012
  • Honorary Speaker at Nursing Pinning Ceremony, 2010