Dana O'Brien, PhD, MHA, RN, CNE

Position title: Clinical Professor, Undergraduate Program Director

Email: drobrien2@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-1349

4183 Signe Skott Cooper Hall

PhD, Capella University in: Nursing Education, 2019
MS, University of Phoenix in: Healthcare Administration, 2007
MS, University of Phoenix in: Nursing, 2007
BS, University of Phoenix in: Nursing, 2005
Associate Degree, Southwest Tech in: Nursing, 1998

Dr. Dana O’Brien is a Clinical Professor and Certified Nurse Educator. She has been a registered nurse for over 25 years and has experience in long-term care, critical care, home health, management, and academia. She also served as a Captain in the US Army Nurse Corp. Dana is currently the Undergraduate Program Director and teaches in the TBSN and BSN@Home programs.

Clinical Scholarship focus areas

Teaching and Learning

  • Developing and evaluating concept-based curriculum
  • Updating curriculum based on the AACN New Essentials competency-based assessment

Teaching and Learning