Two New Doctors in the House
Congratulations to Dr. Christina Pepin and Dr. Kelsey Hirsch!
Dr. Pepin defended her doctoral dissertation titled “Prevalence and Use of High-Fidelity Simulation in Family Nurse Practitioner Programs”. Dr Pepin currently teaches Professional Foundations and provides leadership for our students in their final semester of the program through their capstone class and clinical. She also teaches the Care & Outcomes Manager Practicum for our Entry Level Masters students.
Dr. Hirsch defended her dissertation on March 18th. Her study focused on identifying barriers to primary care access immediately following jail release for repeat offenders who were returning to homelessness, and assessment of the feasibility of a warm hand-off intervention in overcoming barriers. Dr. Hirsch has been teaching Community Health clinicals this year.
Congratulations to you both-great work and very happy to have you on our team!