Associate Dean of Nursing Rachel Choudhury has over 15 years of academic and clinical teaching experience

Associate Dean of Nursing

Rachel Choudhury has over 15 years of academic and clinical teaching experience including leadership in the development of faculty, curriculum and instruction, and campus operations for baccalaureate nursing education programs. In these positions, she collaborated with faculty and academic leadership to promote nursing education innovation. She contributed to the institution’s national initiatives including curriculum standardization and evaluation, course design and development, and general education competencies alignment for enhancing the nursing program outcomes. In the clinical practice setting, she has served as a staff development specialist and nurse residency program director at major healthcare systems.

Ms. Choudhury received her Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) – Nursing Service Administration at Otterbein University in 2008, She also received her post-master’s certificate in nursing education during that time. She obtained her BSN at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2002. Prior to pursuing nursing, Ms. Choudhury received a Master of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences – Tropical Medicine at the University of Hawaii, Manoa in 1997. She worked on infectious disease vaccine research to include HIV and malaria.

She has presented at national and international conferences on various nursing education topics including use of analytic rubrics, genetics/genomics in nursing, and blended learning course design. She is currently serving in Sigma Honor Society of Nursing’s Foundation Board as the Treasurer and with the National League for Nursing’s Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation Board of Director member. Her professional interests include nursing research and serving in professional nursing organizations to facilitate nursing education reform and innovation, as well as to enhance nursing practice that meets the changing needs of healthcare.

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