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Welcome to new Interim Dean Leigh Small!

On Nov. 1, 2021, Dr. Leigh Small, PhD, RN, PNP-PC, was appointed dean of the Michigan State University College of Nursing. Small previously served as associate dean for Academic Affairs, having joined the college in the summer of 2020. She has also spent time at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and Virginia Commonwealth University, and is a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN), National Academies of Practice (FNAP) and American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FANNP). Welcome to Dean Small!

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Conversations Series - Pivoting Your Nursing Career

Event Date: February 23, 2022 - February 23, 2022

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Shelly Martin, BSN '96, has used her nursing skills and education to excel in the world of business. As president of OptumCare Network of Utah, Martin oversees care delivery for over 60,000 older adults and leads a team of over 150 doct…

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