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Denise Ferrell, DNP, RN

  • Associate Dean for Community Engagement and Public Service
  • Director for Diversity & Inclusion
  • Assistant Professor

Education:

DNP, Purdue University

MSN, University of Indianapolis

BSN, University of Indianapolis

LPN, Indiana Vocational Technical College

Interest Areas:

  • Minority Nursing Student Retention and Success
  • Health Promotion and Education in Communities
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Nursing
  • Nursing Workforce Infrastructure
  • Service Learning with PBL Pedagogy Application

Publications:

Lourens, G., Ferrell, D.K. (2018) Lymphatic Filariasis, Infectious Diseases Issue of Nursing Clinics of North America Clinics

Ferrell, D. K., Decrane, S. K., Edwards, N. E., Foli, K. J., & Tennant, K. F. (2016). Minority undergraduate nursing student success, Journal of Cultural Diversity, 23, 3-11. 

Ferrell, D. K., & Decrane, S. K. (2016). S.O.S. Students’ Optimal Success: A model for institutional action to support minority nursing students, Journal of Cultural Diversity, 23, 39-45.

Leffler, A. R., Thomas, A., Harper, K. J., & Ferrell, D. K. (2016). Developing a process infrastructure to capture supply, education, and demand data for Indiana’s nursing workforce, Journal of Nursing Regulation, 7, 1-4. 

Ferrell, D., & Debord, C. (2003). Make computer-based training user-friendly, Nursing Management, 34, 30-31.

Funding:

09/2010-05/2011             
1804 Grant, Ohio University, $80,000
Pre-Immersion Minority Nursing Students Program