Jonas Center Spotlight

The Jonas Center Marks Milestone as First Scholars Graduate

We’re proud of our outstanding new PhDs, all of whom are already sharing their invaluable knowledge with the next generation of nursing students. Read below for more information on our most recent graduates!

Lisa Adams Wolf, PhD, MS, RN, CEN

Boston College, William F. Connell School of Nursing

Lisa Adams Wolf, PhD, MS, RN, CEN

Dr. Wolf has a background in the liberal arts, graduating from Amherst College with a degree in Anthropology/English and a MFA in writing, literature, and publishing from Emerson College in Boston. She graduated from St. Elizabeth’s Hospital School of Nursing in Boston and received her MS in nursing from Molloy College in Rockville Center, NY. Her dissertation focused on the emergence of an educational research model articulating the dynamic interaction of clinical and moral decision making. Dr. Wolf is currently an assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She will be inducted as a Fellow of the Academy of Emergency Nursing in September 2011.

Jennifer Gunberg Ross, PhD, MSN, RN, CNE

Villanova University, College of Nursing

Jennifer Gunberg Ross, PhD, MSN, RN, CNE

Dr. Ross is a true Villanova University scholar. In addition to her PhD she also received her BSN and MSN from Villanova. Her dissertation focused on conducting a quantitative study to evaluate the effect of low-fidelity simulation with role-play scenarios on baccalaureate nursing students’ competency in the psychomotor skill of intramuscular injection. Dr. Ross has taught previously at Gwynedd-Mercy College. She is currently an adjunct professor at Villanova University.

Kristina Thomas Dreifuerst, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, CWOCN, CNE

Indiana University, School of Nursing

Kristina Thomas Dreifuerst, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, CWOCN, CNE

Dr. Dreifuerst received a BA from Luther College and a MS in nursing from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She conducted a rigorous dissertation study to fulfill the requirements for the PhD at Indiana University. Her research investigated how nursing students develop their abilities to reason and make sound clinical judgments and the role debriefing plays in this development. Dr. Dreifuerst is currently an assistant professor at Indiana University in the School of Nursing.

1 Comment on "The Jonas Center Marks Milestone as First Scholars Graduate"

June 28, 2011 8:57 PM
Annemarie Dowling-Castronovo says:
Congratulations!

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