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Associate Professor of Nursing


Certifications, etc.: Certified Pediatric Critical Care Nursing, Certified Neonatal/Pediatric Transport, Certified Nurse Leader, Certified Trauma Nurse, Certified Flight Nurse, BLS, PALS, ACLS, ABLS

Year Started at RWU: 2019

Areas of Specialty: Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care, Pediatric Critical Care Transport, Flight Nursing, Legal Nurse Consulting

Research & Special Interests: Simulation

  • Recent Scholarship:
    • Dorman, R. J., Ciurzynski, S. M., & Wakeman, D. S. (2022).
      Interprofessional Pediatric Trauma Resuscitation Simulation: A
      Process Evaluation. Journal of Pediatric Surgical Nursing, 11(2),
    • Mahdi, E., Toscano, N., Pierson, L., Ndikumana, E., Ayers, B.,
      Chacon, A., Brayer, A., Chess, M., Davis, C., Dorman, R.,
      Livingston, M., Arca, M., & Wakeman, D. (2023). Sustaining the
      gains: Reducing unnecessary computed tomography scans in
      pediatric trauma patients. Journal of pediatric surgery, 58(1),

Professional Involvement: Flight Nurse at Mercy Flight Central, regularly teaching Pediatric CCRN review courses nationwide, assists attorneys with medical-legal casework as Legal Nurse Consultant, multiple interviews for local media regarding nursing education.

Special Involvement/Projects at RWU: Safety committee, Admissions committee

Favorite Activities: Hiking, kayaking, downhill skiing, fishing

Favorite Quote/Bible Verse:

Psalm 23:1-6 -

The LORD is my shepherd;
I shall not want. He makes me to lie down in green pastures;
He leads me beside the still waters. He restores my soul;
He leads me in the paths of righteousness
For His name’s sake.

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,
I will fear no evil; For You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort
me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies;
You anoint my head with oil;
My cup runs over.
Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me
All the days of my life;
And I will dwell in the house of the LORD

Thoughts About Roberts: The things that separate Roberts from other schools are its size and commitment to students.