Faculty

  • Katherine Balint
  • DNP, RN, APHN-BC, MSN-NA, CRRN, FCN
  • Assistant Professor, Associate Director of Clinical Learning Labs, and MSN in Advanced Public Health Nursing (APHN) Coordinator
  • 204 Cohn
  • 313-577­-0375
  • eb9080@wayne.edu
Heather Bartlett
  • Erik Carter
  • PhD, MS, APRN-BC, CCNS, CCRN-K, PHN
  • Director of Undergraduate Programs and Assistant Professor (Clinical)

  • 146 Cohn
  • 313-577-4144
  • gm9352@wayne.edu
  • Dr. Carter's clinical experiences shaped the foundation for his platform of research. Prior clinical positions were in acute and critical care cardiovascular nursing. Dr. Carter has provided nursing care to patients from a wide range of...
  • Laurie Lauzon Clabo
  • PhD, RN
  • Dean and Professor
  • 112 Cohn
  • 313-577-4104
  • laurie.lauzon.clabo@wayne.edu
  • Dr. Laurie Lauzon Clabo was appointed the eighth dean of the College of Nursing at Wayne State University in April 2015. Prior to her appointment at Wayne State, she served for five years as the dean of the School of Nursing at the MGH...
Dorothy Coleman
Rachel Collesano
Colleen Frey
  • Nancy M. George
  • PhD, RN, FNP­-BC, FAANP
  • Associate Professor (Clinical), Graduate Specialty Coordinator: Family Nurse Practitioner
  • 306 Cohn 
  • 313-577­-8300
  • ah1261@wayne.edu
  • Nancy M. George, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, FAANP, is an Associate Professor (Clinical) at Wayne State University’s College of Nursing and has been a nurse practitioner for 23 years. She has been on faculty since 2004, first as Assistant and...
Luisa Kcomt
Lauren Kelm
Kathy Kowalewski
  • Sarah LeRoy
  • DNP, RN, CPNP-PC/AC
  • Assistant Professor (Clinical) and Graduate Specialty Coordinator, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care
  • 238 Cohn
  • 313-577-4393
  • sarah.leroy@wayne.edu
Indea May
  • Mary Anne McCoy
  • PhD, RN, ACNS, ACNP-BC
  • Assistant Professor (Clinical), Specialty Coordinator, Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Specialty
  • 302 Cohn 
  • 313-577-7624
  • maryanne@wayne.edu
  • Cynthera McNeill
  • DNP, APRN, AGPCNP-C
  • Assistant Professor (Clinical) and Specialty Coordinator for Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner-Primary Care
  • 237 Cohn
  • 313-577-0258
  • cynthera.mcneill@wayne.edu
  • Cynthera McNeill, DNP, APRN, AGPCNP-C is a Clinical Professor and director of the Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner program at Wayne State University. Dr. McNeill holds a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Wayne State University...
Anne Michon
  • Nicole Murn
  • DNP, CNM
  • Instructor (Clinical), Graduate Specialty Coordinator for the Nurse-Midwife Program
  • 142 Cohn
  • 734-751-5056
  • bv8083@wayne.edu
  • Leanne Nantais-Smith
  • PhD, RN, NNP-BC
  • Associate Professor Clinical, Director of Advanced Practice and Graduate Certificate Programs, Graduate Specialty Coordinator, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Specialty
  • 240 Cohn
  • 313-577-5934
  • leanne.nantais-smith@wayne.edu
  • Leanne Nantais-Smith PhD, RN, NNP-BC, College of Nursing Associate Clinical Professor at Wayne State University, has extensive experience as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner and has focused her research on the identification of noninvasive...
Evelyn Reinke
Caroline Rich
Kelley Ryan
  • Umeika Stephens
  • DNP, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC
  • Assistant Professor (Clinical), Graduate Specialty Coordinator for the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • 244 Cohn
  • 313-577-4099
  • umeika.stephens@wayne.edu
  • I am a dual certified family and psychiatric nurse practitioner focused on the provision of holistic patient centered mental health care. As a Detroit native, I am acutely aware healthcare needs in the community and the disparities...
  • April Hazard Vallerand
  • PhD, RN, FAAN
  • Director of the PhD Program, College of Nursing Alumni Endowed Professor
  • 319 Cohn
  • 313-577-5724
  • ahv@wayne.edu
  • April Hazard Vallerand PhD, RN, FAAN, College of Nursing Alumni Endowed Professor at Wayne State University has focused her research on understanding the factors that affect functional status and the barriers to improving pain...