Wayne State University

Wanda Edwards, D.N.P., RN, PMHCNS­-BC, PMHNP-BC

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Office Address

134 Cohn

Office Hours

Wednesday's, 8 a.m. - ­5 p.m., and by appointment.


● D.N.P. ­- Wayne State University

● M.S.N. ­- Wayne State University

● B.S.N. -­ Wayne State University

Research Interests

● Depression in Women

● Cognitive and behavioar symtoms of dementia, identification and interventions 

● Caregiver support, individual and group interventions 

Clinical Area(s) of Expertise

● Care of Individuals with Acute or Chronic Mental Illness

● Dementia and Caregivers of persons with Dementia

● Psychiatric Mental Health Care for the Geriatric Population

● Depression in Women

● Health Promotion

Selected Publications

A. Scholarly books Published:

  1. Authored: None
  2. Co-authored: None

B. Chapters Published:

  1. Authored: None
  2. Co-authored
    1. Rosenblatt, G. & Edwards, W. (2017). Substance use disorders in the adult population. In J. Hoffman & N. Sullivan (Eds). Medical-Surgical nursing: Making connections to practice (1508-1538). Philadelphia, PA: FA Davis Company.


 C. Journal Articles Publlished:

  1. Walker, D. S., Edwards, W. E. R., & Herrington, C. (2016). Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: Prevention, identification, and intervention. The Nurse Practitioner, 41(8),  29-34. doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000488709.67444.92

Courses Taught

● NUR 3015 ­ Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Across the Life Span

● NUR 6510 ­ Health Economics, Policy and Professional Issues for APNs

Nursing 5993 Writing Intensive