Wayne State University

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About us

The Wayne State University College of Nursing is committed to significant research, clinical excellence, and world-class education. Faculty members include internationally renowned authorities on topics such as self-care, caregiving, pain management, palliative care and wound treatment. Faculty research is enhanced by opportunities for collaborative investigations with facilities such as the Detroit Medical Center, William Beaumont Hospital, the Henry Ford Health System, community health centers and the Wayne State University School of Medicine. 

A premier professional school, our dedication to student success as well as a state-of-the-art learning environment results in graduates prepared to become nurse leaders in research, education, and practice. Located in midtown Detroit, the college’s faculty and students serve diverse populations and promote community and urban health.

Laurie Lauzon Clabo, PhD, RN

Ramona Benkert, PhD, ANP-BC
Interim Associate Dean for Academic and Clinical Affairs

Janet Harden, PhD, RN
Interim Assistant Dean for Adult Health
Interim Assistant Dean for Family, Community and Mental Health

April Vallerand, PhD, RN, FAAN
Interim Associate Dean for Research, Interim Director of the PhD program, College of Nursing Alumni Endowed Professor

For further information contact:
The Dean's Office
College of Nursing
Wayne State University
5557 Cass Avenue
Detroit Michigan  48202

Phone: (313) 577-4070