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Lenna Westerkamp

Lenna Westerkamp

Nursing Lab Coordinator
School of Nursing
Email: [email protected]

Education

  • DNP, Ferris State University, Nursing Leadership
  • MSN, Ferris State University, Nursing Informatics
  • BSN, Ferris State University, Nursing
  • MA, East Carolina University, Exercise Science
  • BS, Ball State University, Exercise Science

Publications and Intellectual Contributions

  • Journal Article
    Wright, C., Westerkamp, L., Korver, S., Dobler, C. C. (2015). "Community-based directly observed therapy (DOT) versus clinic DOT for tuberculosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis of comparative effectiveness." BMC Infectious Diseases. 15 (1).
  • Journal Article
    Zwetsloot, K. A., Westerkamp, L., Holmes, B. F., Gavin, T. P. (2008). "AMPK regulates basal skeletal muscle capillarization and VEGF expression, but is not necessary for the angiogenic response to exercise." Journal of Physiology. 586 (24). pp. 6021-6035.
  • Journal Article
    Westerkamp, L. (2006). "Lower Skeletal muscle capillarization and VEGF expression in aged vs. young men," Journal of Applied Physiology.
  • Journal Article
    Gavin, T. P., Westerkamp, L., Zwetsloot, K. A. (2006). "Soleus, plantaris and gastrocnemius VEGF mRNA responses to hypoxia and exercise are preserved in aged compared with young female C57BL/6 mice," Acta Physiologica. 188 (2). pp. 113-121.
  • Journal Article
    Westerkamp, L. (2005). "Altered hamstring-quadriceps muscle balance in patients with knee osteoarthritis," Clinical Biomechanics.
  • Journal Article
    Ryan, N. A., Zwetsloot, K. A., Westerkamp, L., Hicknet, R. C., Pofahl, W. E., Gavin, T. P. (2005). "Lower capillarization, VEGF proten, and VEGF mRNA response to acute exercise in the vastus lateralis muscle of aged vs. young women," Journal of Applied Physiology. 100 (1). pp. 178-185.
  • Journal Article
    Westerkamp, L. (2005). "Lower capillary density but no difference in VEGF expression in obese vs. lean young skeletal muscle in humans," Journal of Applied Physiology.

Presentations

  • Poster
    Lenon, W., Owens, S., Westerkamp, L., Love, S., Smyth, P., Peterson, A., Thompson, W., 2022 Michigan Nursing Summit, "Academic-Practice Partnerships: Creating 360-degree Video for Nursing Education in the Northwest Region of Michigan," Michigan Center for Nursing, Traverse City, MI, (October 6, 2022).
  • Demonstration
    Westerkamp, L. (Author & Presenter), Thompson, W. (Author & Presenter), Smyth, P. (Author & Presenter), Love, S. (Author & Presenter), Brook, J. (Author & Presenter), HatchED, "Choose Your Own Adventure: Creating Customized Interactive Videos to Reinforce Concepts and Promote Critical Thinking," Ferris State University, (February 25, 2022).
  • Oral Presentation
    Westerkamp, L. (Author & Presenter), Owens, S. (Presenter), Love, S. (Presenter), The Future of Nursing Education: Innovation, Inclusion, and Influence, "Interprofessional Virtual Escape Room," ANCC, Dallas Texas, (December 3, 2021).
  • Oral Presentation
    Love, S., Westerkamp, L., The Gathering of Healthcare Simulation Technology Specialists (SimGHOSTS), "Experiential Learning Using Games to Enhance Interprofessional Collaboration," Fort Wayne, IN, (August 5, 2021).
  • Demonstration
    Love, S. (Presenter), Westerkamp, L. (Presenter), Best Practices Day, "Interprofessional Escape Room," College of Health Professions, Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI-Virtual, (April 1, 2021).