Vicki Diaz MSN, PhD

Vicki Diaz MSN, PhD

Vicki Diaz MSN, PhD

Narrative Bio

Dr. Vicki Diaz is an Associate Professor and the Associate Program Director in the Department of Neurological Surgery at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan. She graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing and a Master of Science degree in Nursing with specialization in Adult Health. She is licensed as an advanced practice nurse in Michigan and Florida, and has worked as a neurosurgical nurse practitioner. She also completed a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Curriculum and Instruction with specialization in Educational Media and Instructional Design from the University of Florida. Dr. Diaz has worked in academic neurosurgery and graduate medical education for several years, primarily with the neurosurgery residency training program at Wayne State University.

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Dr. Diaz's CV

Awards & Honors

1974-1975
Whos Who in American Jr. Colleges

1975
Cum Laude
Gulf Coast Community College

1975
Phi Theta Kappa, National Honorary Fraternity

1975
Golden Clinical Nursing Award
Gulf Coast Community College

1983-1985
National Deans List
University of Florida

1984-1990
Golden Key National Honor Society
University of Florida

1984-Present
Phi Kappa Phi National Honorary Fraternity
University of Florida

1985
High Honors
University of Florida College of Nursing

1985
Distinguished Volunteer Leadership Award
March of Dimes

1986-1996
Whos Who Among American Nurses

1986-1987
Federal Nurse Traineeship Award

1986-Present
Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honorary Society

1997, 2000
Apollo Award for Health Care Public Relations and Communications
 

Division

Educational

Position Title

Associate Professor
Associate Program Director, Neurosurgery Residency

Graduate


1987
Master of Science, Nursing, Adult Health
University of Florida, College of Nursing
Gainesville, Florida

1994
Doctor of Philosophy, Curriculum Instruction, Educational Media and Instructional Design
University of Florida, College of Education
Gainesville, Florida

Prior Appointments

1986-1987
Graduate Teaching Assistant
College of Health & Human Performance
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida

1988-1990
Adjunct Clinical Faculty
College of Nursing
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida