Elizabeth VandeWaa


Faculty/Staff Information page - Elizabeth VandeWaaElizabeth VandeWaa, PhD
Professor
Adult Health Nursing

Education:

  • PhD Michigan State University 1986
  • BA Hope College 1982

Research and Areas of Interest:

  • Pharmacotherapeutics and Infectious Disease
  • Alternative Medicines and Their Impact on Health and Disease
  • Effective Use of High-Fidelity Patient Simulation in Teaching

Courses Taught:

Undergraduate

  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Pathophysiology

Graduate

  • Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nurses
  • Physio-pathology for the Advanced Practice Nurse

Affiliations:

  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association Foundation

Other Activities:

  • Presentations to elementary schools dealing with the human body, disease, smoking and drug abstinence. Presentations to elementary schools dealing with Africa, the rainforest, South and Central America.
  • Presentations to community groups on drug interactions, polypharmacy and safe drug use.