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Cherie Cofield, Ph.D, RN

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Nursing

My educational background includes a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing in 2010 and a Master of Science Degree in Nursing in 2014, both from the University of Detroit Mercy. I earned my PhD in Nursing from Wayne State University in 2022. I am a Nurse Educator. My area of expertise is medical surgical nursing. My teaching experience includes a position as Leo Lecturer I at the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, Assistant Professor at Lansing Community College, as well as adjunct professor at Washtenaw Community College, Wayne County Community College, Madonna University, and lecturer at The University of Detroit Mercy. I am currently a Clinical Assistant Professor at the School of Nursing.

Among my awards are membership in Chi Eta Phi Professional Nursing Sorority, Ailene C. Ewell Scholarship Award, Wayne State University King Chavez Parks Future Faculty Fellowship Award, Wayne State University Rumble Fellowship Award, Wayne State University Diversity Fellowship Award, Elks Lodge Scholarship Award, University of Detroit Mercy – Dean’s Scholar Award, University of Detroit Mercy – Robert Wood Johnson Nursing Scholarship, Michigan Health Executives Group Associates – Scholarship Award, University of Detroit Mercy – Lee Holmberg Student Achievement Award. My professional memberships include the Midwest Nursing Research Society, American Society for Pain Management Nursing, American Pain Society, American Nurses Association, Sigma – National Nursing Honor Society, Oncology Nurses Society, and Chi Eta Phi- National Nursing Organization. I am an active community servant with many religious organizations in Metropolitan Detroit serving the homeless as well as mentoring many nursing students.


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Health disparities