200 Ferris Drive
Big Rapids, MI 49307
School of Nursing
Phone: (231) 591-3182
Email: [email protected]
Florence Dood is an Associate Professor at Ferris State University and the School of Nursing Program Coordinator for the RN to BSN Completion program. Her educational background consists of obtaining a Bachelor of Science in nursing from Grand Valley State University, a Master of Science in nursing with a focus on education from Michigan State University, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice from Capella University.
Florence joined the School of Nursing at Ferris State University in 2012 and prior to that worked as a nurse in various settings including medical surgical, home care, hospice, and school nursing. She also worked as a nationally certified asthma educator. Florence started her career in the acute care setting, but found her real passion in community and population health nursing.
In addition to classroom teaching, Florence has experience teaching in the clinical setting, laboratory, and on-line. She was presented the Sigma Theta Tau International Kappa Epsilon Chapter Excellence in Education Award and the College of Health Professions Innovative Teaching Award. Florence is a member of the American Nursing Association and Sigma Theta Tau.