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Aleta Pillai

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Aleta Pillai, Instructor
Nursing, Associate Department Chair
College of Health Professions
Ph D from Capella University , 2014
MS from University of Pheonix, 2006
Midland Campus

Aleta Pillai has been a registered nurse for over fifteen years and has a varied nursing background including long term care, acute care in the areas of medical surgical nursing and orthopedics, and home care. Aleta also has a background in utilization and quality review through her experience with a large physician\'s group in assisting doctors in managing their resources and monitoring their patients’ access/use of the healthcare system.

Aleta has been employed by Davenport University for the last five years in the nursing department at the Midland campus as full time faculty, BSN Program Director, and most recently as Associate Chair for nursing. Aleta is a member of the National League for Nursing and has obtained ABD status for a PhD in Nursing Education at Capella University.

  • Excellence in Teaching Award, 2016
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, 2012