Wayne State University

Laurie Lauzon Clabo, Ph.D., RN

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Laurie Lauzon

Office Address

112 Cohn

Office Hours

 By appointment

Bio Sketch

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 Institute of Health Professions, a graduate school in Boston. Prior to joining the Institute, she served as the Associate Dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Rhode Island.

Dean Clabo received her baccalaureate in nursing from the University of Windsor, her master’s in Nursing Administration from Dalhousie University in Halifax Nova Scotia and her PhD in nursing from the University of Rhode Island. She is an alumnus of the Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellows Program and the AACN-Wharton Executive Leadership Program.

She has served in a variety of leadership roles in professional organizations including as the President of the Massachusetts Association of Colleges of Nursing. Since 2012, she has served as chair of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) APRN Clinical Training Task Force.

She is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Professional Nursing and serves as a manuscript reviewer for a number of journals including the Journal of Nursing Education and the Journal of General Internal Medicine. Her research interests center on the development of critical thinking in nursing and medical students. She is a frequent national speaker on issues related to workforce development and nursing education.

Education

  • B.S.N. - University of Windsor, Windsor, ON, Canada
  • M.N. - Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
  • Ph.D. - University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI

 

Research Interests

  • Workforce development, particularly the development of a diverse, interprofessional healthcare workforce
  • Development of critical thinking in medical and nursing students
  • The sociocultural context of nursing practice

Clinical Area(s) of Expertise

  • Critical care nursing
  • Nursing administration

Selected Publications

Giddens, J., Lauzon Clabo, L. M., Gonce-Morton, P. Jeffries, P., McQuade-Jones, B., & Ryan, S.  (2014). Re-envisioning clinical

education for nurse practitioner programs: Themes from a national leaders' dialogue.  Journal of Professional Nursing.  30(3), 273

-278. 


Papp, K., Huang, G.C., Lauzon Clabo, L.M., Delva, D., Fisher, M., Konopasek, L., Schwartztein, R., & Gusic,

(2014).  Milestones of critical thinking:  A developmental model for medicine and nursing.  Academic Medicine.  89(5), 1-6. 

 

Lauzon Clabo, L.M., Giddens, J., Jeffries, P., McQuade-Jones, B., Morton, P., & Ryan, S. (2012).  A perfect storm:  a window of

opportunity in nurse practitioner education.  Journal of Nursing Education.  51(10), 539-541.


Lauzon Clabo, L.M., Giddens, J., Jeffries, P., McQuade-Jones, B., Morton, P., & Ryan, S. (2012).  Response to: A perfect

storm: a window of opportunity in nurse practitioner education.  Journal of Nursing Education. 51(12), 665-666. 

 

Lauzon Clabo, L.M., Giddens, J., Jeffries, P., McQuade-Jones, B., Morton, P., & Ryan, S. (2012).  A perfect storm: a window

opportunity in nurse practitioner education.  Journal of Nursing Education.  51(10), 539-541.