Category Archives: Faculty

Nursing research is changemaking that saves lives

Left to right: Brittani De Riemer, Amena Adams, Dr Susie Hutchins The 11th Annual Graduate Nursing Research Day was a huge success. Room 106, in the School of Nursing, was jam-packed yesterday with 66 posters from PhD, DNP, and even … Continue reading

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Behind the Podium: Getting to know Dr. Lynda Puhek

This post is written by guest writer, Melissa Dempsey, 1st year MEPN Dr. Lyn Puhek Nurse, secretary, or teacher. Those were the three options that Dr. Lynda Puhek was presented with when she went in to meet with her high … Continue reading

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Leadership Team selects “MEPN Class of 2020”

(MEPN Team –  Dr. Susie Hutchins, Dr. Jackie Close, Prof. Peggy Mata, Amanda Hernandez, and Dr. Lyn Puhek)   The MEPN Team had a busy week finalizing the admission decisions for the incoming MEPN class. Personal interviews took place last … Continue reading

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A Report from the National Student Nurses’ Association Conference

This post is written by guest writer, Kristi Armstrong, 2nd year MEPN (USD MEPN Students Brittani De Reimer, Evan Gum, Ann Lawani, Kristi Armstrong, Coco Watase, and Kira Adsit with keynote speaker Dr. Mary Foley) Recently, I had the opportunity … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the Class of 2017

Dear MEPN graduates, CONGRATULATIONS!!! The entire USD Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science faculty and staff are so proud of your accomplishments. Convocation and Commencement was the icing on the top of a very rigorous program preparing you to … Continue reading

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BEHIND THE PODIUM: Meet Dr. Kevin Maxwell

Dr. Kevin Maxwell DNP, FNP-BC, RN joined the Hahn School of Nursing in 2011 as a clinical instructor while he was finishing the FNP program at USD.  During the final semester of the DNP program, Dr. Maxwell began to pursue … Continue reading

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