Misericordia University nursing students defend dissertations

First row: Andrea Martin, Philadelphia, PA, Laurie Kerschner, Benton, PA, Tammy Merrifield, Mountain Top, PA Second row: Catherine Zurawski, Misericordia university DNP Interim Director, Pamela Dwyer, Misericordia University, Autumn Hillegas, Sugarloaf, PA, Monica Stroz, Swoyersville, PA., Kelly Sabaluski, Lehman, PA Laura Lunger, Misericordia University graduate faculty advisor. - Submtited photo
First row: Andrea Martin, Philadelphia, PA, Laurie Kerschner, Benton, PA, Tammy Merrifield, Mountain Top, PA Second row: Catherine Zurawski, Misericordia university DNP Interim Director, Pamela Dwyer, Misericordia University, Autumn Hillegas, Sugarloaf, PA, Monica Stroz, Swoyersville, PA., Kelly Sabaluski, Lehman, PA Laura Lunger, Misericordia University graduate faculty advisor. - Submtited photo

Misericordia University Master of Science in Nursing to Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree students successfully defended their dissertations by making a final oral defense of their cumulative scholarly research project at the annual capstone presentations. DNP students who made presentations are, from left, first row, Andrea Martin, Philadelphia; Laurie Kerschner, Benton; and Tammy Merrifield, Mountain Top.; Second row, Catherine Zurawski, D.N.P., C.R.N.P., interim director and assistant professor of nursing, Misericordia University; Pamela Dwyer, D.N.P., C.R.N.P., N.P.-C., assistant professor of nursing, Misericordia University; Autumn Hillegas, Sugarloaf, Pa.; Monica Stroz, Swoyersville; Kelly Sabaluski, Lehman; Laura Lunger, M.S.N., C.R.N.P., assistant professor and graduate faculty advisor of nursing, Misericordia University.

First row: Andrea Martin, Philadelphia, PA, Laurie Kerschner, Benton, PA, Tammy Merrifield, Mountain Top, PA Second row: Catherine Zurawski, Misericordia university DNP Interim Director, Pamela Dwyer, Misericordia University, Autumn Hillegas, Sugarloaf, PA, Monica Stroz, Swoyersville, PA., Kelly Sabaluski, Lehman, PA Laura Lunger, Misericordia University graduate faculty advisor.
https://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/web1_FOR-PUBLICATION-DNP-capstone.jpgFirst row: Andrea Martin, Philadelphia, PA, Laurie Kerschner, Benton, PA, Tammy Merrifield, Mountain Top, PA Second row: Catherine Zurawski, Misericordia university DNP Interim Director, Pamela Dwyer, Misericordia University, Autumn Hillegas, Sugarloaf, PA, Monica Stroz, Swoyersville, PA., Kelly Sabaluski, Lehman, PA Laura Lunger, Misericordia University graduate faculty advisor.Submtited photo

First row: Andrea Martin, Philadelphia, PA, Laurie Kerschner, Benton, PA, Tammy Merrifield, Mountain Top, PA Second row: Catherine Zurawski, Misericordia university DNP Interim Director, Pamela Dwyer, Misericordia University, Autumn Hillegas, Sugarloaf, PA, Monica Stroz, Swoyersville, PA., Kelly Sabaluski, Lehman, PA Laura Lunger, Misericordia University graduate faculty advisor.
https://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/web1_MUnursing.CMYK_.jpgFirst row: Andrea Martin, Philadelphia, PA, Laurie Kerschner, Benton, PA, Tammy Merrifield, Mountain Top, PA Second row: Catherine Zurawski, Misericordia university DNP Interim Director, Pamela Dwyer, Misericordia University, Autumn Hillegas, Sugarloaf, PA, Monica Stroz, Swoyersville, PA., Kelly Sabaluski, Lehman, PA Laura Lunger, Misericordia University graduate faculty advisor.Submtited photo