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Michael Evans

  • Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Nursing Education at the Commonwealth Campuses, Ross and Carol Nese College of Nursing; Teaching Professor in Nursing

Michael M. Evans, PhD, MSEd, RN, ACNS, CMSRN, CNE is the Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Nursing Education at the Commonwealth Campuses and a Teaching Professor of Nursing at The Pennsylvania State University, Ross and Carol Nese College of Nursing, where he is responsible for teaching in the Baccalaureate, RN to BSN, and graduate nursing programs. Dr. Evans is board certified in medical surgical nursing and nursing education.

Dr. Evans is published is the areas of nursing education and clinical practice. He also volunteers his time as a research reviewer for the Academy of Medical Surgical Nurses. He is a member of many professional organizations including the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Xi Gamma & Beta Sigma Chapters), National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists, National League for Nursing and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses, as well as the American Nurses Association, American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association.

Dr. Evans earned an Associate of Science in Nursing and his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Penn State University and a Master of Science in Nursing, with a specialization in adult health and a sub-specialization in nursing education from Misericordia University. In addition, he earned his Master of Science in Education with a focus in Professional Studies from Capella University and his PhD in Nursing from the Nese College in Nursing at Penn State University.

He lives in Archbald with his wife, Stephanie, their son, Finn Michael and their two dogs, Duncan Hines and Sweet Polly Purebred, and their cats, Andrew Michael and Praire Dawn.