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New Dean of the College of Nursing Begins July 6

July 6, 2015 // Oak Point University

Oak Point University is pleased to announce the appointment of Rebecca Zukowski, PhD, RN as Dean of the College of Nursing, beginning July 6.

Dean, College of Nursing
Rebecca Zukowski, PhD, RN brings to Oak Point, a 34-year nursing career focused on nursing education, non-profit management and service. Prior to her appointment, Dr. Zukowski was the Associate Academic Dean and Chairperson for the Division of Nursing at Mount Aloysius College in Cresson, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Zukowski is a veteran of the United States Navy. She holds an active license as a registered nurse and is certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP). Her bibliography lists numerous publications and scholarly activities. She has presented on a variety of clinical, managerial and educational subjects throughout the United States.

In addition to her extensive teaching and administration experience, Dr. Zukowski has served as a Senior Research Associate for the National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health (NCDMPH). Zukowski was integral in establishing the Center’s mission, strategic planning, and field research work. Based upon her work in the field and her own research, she was named associate editor for the scholarly journal Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness.

Dr. Zukowski received her Bachelor of Science from Carlow College with a dual major in Nursing and English, a Master of Science in Nursing from Marquette University with a specialty focus as an adult practitioner/ teacher, and a PhD in Administration and Leadership Studies from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

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