Detroit Mercy offers Michigan’s first Emergency Nurse Practitioner Certificate program

Detroit Mercy’s College of Health Professions is now accepting applications from Family Nurse Practitioners (FNP) for the institution’s new online Emergency Nurse Practitioner (ENP) Post-FNP Certificate program. It is one of only 13 such programs in the country and the first of its kind to be offered by a Michigan …

Innovative program prepares new nurses at graduate level and is first in state

Healthcare is one of the fastest growing industries in the United States and University of Detroit Mercy is responding to the increasing need for registered nurses with a new program that is the first of its kind in Michigan. The Master’s Entry Advanced Generalist Nursing (MEAGN) program prepares anyone with …

Snapshots of a Pandemic

We may be in the middle of a pandemic, but life goes on. Detroit Mercy’s Marketing & Communications Team is collecting stories of the many inspiring and heartwarming ways our alumni, students and other members of the University community are responding. In the series we are calling “Snapshots of a …

Detroit Mercy’s online graduate Nursing program achieves national ranking

Detroit Mercy’s online graduate Nursing program is ranked among the top programs nationally in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Online Master’s in Nursing Programs” edition. The University is ranked No. 130 nationally and performed well with fellow private institutions, placing in the top 50 for private institutions and top …

Metro Health Foundation continues partnership by funding Nursing scholarships

Three students in the College of Health Professions’ McAuley School of Nursing are the recipients of $4,000 scholarships from Metro Health Foundation to assist with tuition and other costs including uniforms, equipment and technology to prepare for the licensing examination. Kortney Hepting, Hyder Mirza and Dominique Mones, who are expected …

Physician Assistant student one of 27 in U.S. to earn PA Foundation scholarship

Detroit Mercy Physician Assistant (PA) student Katie Lukovich beat out nearly 650 applicants to earn a national scholarship from the PA Foundation. The PA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), awarded 27 scholarships in 2019. Lukovich’s scholarship is worth $1,000. “This scholarship is important …

Detroit Mercy offers Michigan’s first Emergency Nurse Practitioner Certificate program

Detroit Mercy’s College of Health Professions is now accepting applications from Family Nurse Practitioners (FNP) for the institution’s new online Emergency Nurse Practitioner (ENP) Post-FNP Certificate program. It is one of only 10 such programs in the country and the first of its kind to be offered by a Michigan university. …

Nursing faculty and students to be recognized with The Daisy Award

University of Detroit Mercy nursing faculty and students will be honored May 9 with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nursing Faculty and The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nursing Students. These awards are part of The DAISY Foundation’s mission to express gratitude to nurses with programs that recognize them for the …

Alumni Achievement Spirit Awards 2019

On Friday, April 12, Detroit Mercy honored eight special alumni during the annual Alumni Achievement Spirit Awards. More than 280 people attended the awards gala and dinner celebration, which took place in the Ballroom of the Student Union on the McNichols campus. Each year, the University honors alumni from each …

Detroit Mercy and College for Creative Studies improve quality of life and work conditions with assistive technology devices

Students from University of Detroit Mercy’s College of Health Professions and Engineering & Science joined forces with the College for Creative Studies (CCS) Product Design students this year to develop assistive technology devices that improve the quality of life for veterans with disabilities and work conditions for plant employees. Student …

Detroit Mercy’s Burson wins 2019-20 Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant

University of Detroit Mercy faculty member Rosanne Burson recently received a prestigious 2019-20 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant. This is her first Fulbright Award. She is the program coordinator for the University’s College of Health Professions (CHP) Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP). She is also an associate professor in the CHP’s …

Detroit Mercy realigns graduate tuition

Detroit Mercy announces an adjustment in graduate tuition for the institution’s MBA, Master of Community Development and graduate programs in Architecture, Nursing and Engineering. The new reduced tuitions now make Detroit Mercy’s high-quality, nationally-ranked graduate programs even more affordable choices than ever before. The new tuition prices are effective beginning …

Detroit Mercy offers new Part-Time Bachelor of Science in Nursing track

New program can save students more than $13,000 in tuition costs over length of program University of Detroit Mercy’s College of Health Professions & McAuley School of Nursing (MSON) has created a Part-Time Bachelor of Science in Nursing (PT BSN) program that can save students more than $13,000 in tuition …

Students represent at MCACHE Case Competition

Congratulations to the student team that represented Detroit Mercy’s MHSA program at the annual MCACHE Case Competition at Oakland University, Oct. 19. Team members included Eric Jakovac, Mustafa Kamalaldinm Molly Wolynski and Princy Sharma. Five student teams representing five graduate health administration programs in the Midwest participated in the competition. …

College of Health Professions Dean Neal Rosenburg was elected to the Board of Directors for the Coalition for Disability Access in Health Science and Medical Education in August.

Nurse Anesthesiology Affiliate Program Coordinator Andrea Teitel presented on “Minimizing Risk, Maximizing Safety for Cardiac Patient Undergoing Non-Cardiac Surgery: Applying Current Standards of Pre-Operative Evaluation,” at the National Congress of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Teitel is an expert on this topic, who has developed the cardiac curriculum for Detroit Mercy …

Physician Assistant Associate Professor and Chair Amy Dereczyk presented at the 2018 World Congress on Ultrasound in Medical Education, discussing the use of point of care ultrasound in a PA curriculum.

Detroit Mercy PA student makes school history with rotation in Kenya

University of Detroit Mercy Physician Assistant (PA) student Mary Beth Couretas knew she wanted to do something special for her elective clinical rotation. Couretas accomplished that by becoming the first Detroit Mercy PA student to do an international clinical rotation, completing a rotation in Mombasa, Kenya. “As long as I …