School of Nursing

Dr. Wendy Downey
Associate Professor | DNP Coordinator
Office: Waldron 311
Dr. Wendy Downey earned her DNP in Educational Leadership from Case Western University and is a Certified Nurse Educator (CNE). Outside of nursing, she also holds a graduate degree in Exercise Physiology and undergraduate degrees Health Education and Exercise Science from Virginia Tech. Dr. Downey worked in acute care for more than 20 years, with the majority of her time spent in cardiovascular leadership. Her research interests include nursing and interprofessional education, technology integration in nursing education, informatics, cardiac care, wellness, and end of life/palliative care.