Recent CHP MSON News

Leanna Alaiwat ’19, a physician assistant, has posted hundreds of videos on social media accounts, explaining gynecological procedures to the public to educate them and the response has been massive.

From Sept. 20-Dec. 13, 2022, University of Detroit Mercy’s College of Health Professions will offer a number of information sessions for individuals interested in a variety of programs.

The McAuley School of Nursing (MSON) is one of 50 schools from 28 states that will participate in a national initiative designed to create inclusive learning environments and build a more diverse nursing workforce. 

Through a microgrant from the University, Nour Lyon ’12, an assistant professor in the Physician Assistant Program, and Detroit Mercy students have put together care packs and distributed them to people in need across Detroit.

Stephanie Baiyasi-Kozicki ’15, who received a Health Services Administration certificate from Detroit Mercy, is among 1,100 people nationally who have been selected recipients of the prestigious Presidential Management Fellowship.

When Lourdes Lewis walks across the Calihan Hall stage to receive her Health Services Administration degree in mid-May, she’ll fulfill two promises. One she made to her late husband; the second she made to herself.

Taking part in freshman orientation firsthand led Zena and Tanya Moaikel to become orientation leaders as soon as they could to help other incoming students transition into Detroit Mercy. 

Detroit Mercy’s multidisciplinary patient-centered program, coined Faces on Design, pairs seniors from the College of Engineering & Science and Nursing students from the College of Health Professions & McAuley School of Nursing to improve lives by designing assistive devices to combat the lack of solutions within the disabled community. 

For the third year in a row, Detroit Mercy's graduate programs have ranked among the nation’s best.

Donald B. Taylor, Ph.D., brings nearly three decades of higher education leadership in the areas of program development, accreditation, alumni relations, community partnership development, corporate and philanthropic fundraising success and commitment to adult/post-traditional students, international/global and online education, following decades as a researcher and educator at Catholic institutions.  

University of Detroit Mercy’s online graduate nursing program was ranked No. 103 nationally in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Online Programs, marking the third-straight year the University was included in the rankings.

Twenty Detroit Mercy students who are currently enrolled in the Master’s Entry Advanced Generalist Nursing (MEAGN) program received white coats during a ceremony at the University’s Novi Campus facility.

Detroit Mercy’s College of Health Professions & McAuley School of Nursing is the only Michigan university to offer an Emergency Nurse Practitioner (ENP) program. The ENP program is a one-year online program and is a post-Family Nurse Practitioners (FNP) program. The ENP program offered by Detroit Mercy is one of only 14 across the country.

University of Detroit Mercy’s undergraduate nursing program was ranked in the top 150 nationally by U.S. News & World Report, receiving a No. 148 rank in the Nursing category of 2022 “Best Colleges” rankings. The rankings were released by the publication Sept. 13.

After careful review and consideration of guidance from medical and public health experts, all University of Detroit Mercy students, faculty and staff will be required to receive a COVID-19 vaccine and be fully vaccinated on or before August 16, 2021.

The Master’s Entry Advanced Generalist Nursing (MEAGN) program is built for students seeking a second degree in nursing, allowing them to become registered nurses in less than 17 months.

The innovative online program prepares the Family Nurse Practitioner to provide urgent and emergent health care services to patients of all ages.

Victoria Ryce knows the challenges of attending college while working full-time and raising children. But the reward has been worth the many sacrifices.

Detroit Mercy’s Nurse Anesthesia program has achieved a top 10 ranking since 2012.