Academics

Ruth Chaplen RN, DNP, ACNS-BC

Title

Associate Professor and Director of Nursing Education

Discipline

Nursing

Educational Background

DNP (Doctor of Nursing Practice) - Wayne State University 2011

MSN  - Wayne State University 1995

Certificate in Nursing Education - Wayne State University 2013

BSN  - Nazareth College, Kalamazoo, MI

I am...

In addition to teaching here at Alma, I work as a Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner at Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit to maintain my NP certification. This work entails managing patients admitted to the hospital for a variety of conditions, most cancer-related, but many with other conditions unrelated to their cancer.

Rank

Associative Professor

My career at Alma began in

2018

I'm an expert in

Oncology/Hematology care