About us

The Wayne State University College of Nursing is committed to providing a world-class educational experience. Our faculty aid in the development of new nursing knowledge through the conduct of research that focuses on urban health, symptom science and health promotion.

Our dedication to student success and our state-of-the-art learning environment combine to produce graduates who are prepared to be nurse leaders in research, education and practice. Located in Midtown Detroit, the College of Nursing's faculty and students serve diverse populations while promoting community and urban health.

Laurie M. Lauzon Clabo, PhD, RN
Dean and Professor
Administrative support: Aiman Rahman

Ramona Benkert, PhD, ANP-BC, FAANP
Associate Dean for Academic and Clinical Affairs
Associate Professor
Administrative support: Tyrhonda Jackson

Barbara Ann Pieper, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, CWOCN, FAAN
Interim Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
Administrative support: Gwendolyn Cotton

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

Phone: 313-577-4070