- Adult-Gerontological NP
- Advanced Public Health Nurse
- Accelerated BSN
- BSN On-campus
- Doctor of Nursing Practice
- Family Nurse Practitioner
- Nurse Anesthesia
- Nurse Educator
- PhD in Nursing
- Psychiatric and Mental Health
- RN to BSN
- Nutrition and Dietetics
- Community Nutrition
- MS in Nutrition
- Social Work
- MSW Distance Concentration
- MSW On Campus Concentration
- MSW Distance Foundation
- Department of Nursing
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- Office of Student Services
Dean's Office Personnel
Dean - Gayle Roux, PhD, NP-C, FAAN
Dr. Roux joined the UND's College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines as Dean in 2014. She is committed to extending the College's exceptional record of educating and developing outstanding professionals across the fields of nursing, social work, and nutrition & dietetics. Dr. Roux's goals for the College include steering programs through successful accreditation, building community partnerships, and providing rich opportunities for interprofessional research throughout the region. In collaboration with faculty & staff, Dr. Roux is focused on advancing the CNPD mission to improve health outcomes for the nation.
Dr. Roux's program of research is on inner strength in women living with chronic health conditions. Her work has been published multiple peer-reviewed journals over her career. She recently presented her research at the Council for the Advancement in Nursing Science.
Dr. Roux brings an extensive history of service in upper administrative positions to the College. She has served as Interim Dean and as Associate Dean for Research and Clinical Scholarship at Texas Women's University and as Associate Dean for Faculty at Loyola University Chicago. Dr. Roux was on the 2013 CCNE Self-Study Task Force & served as Editor at Texas Womens University.
Dr. Roux enjoys the outdoors with a passion for cycling. She likes walking and hiking as well, and has greatly enjoyed the Grand Forks Greenway.
Associate Dean - Darla Adams, PhD, CRNA
As Associate Dean, Dr. Darla Adams, PhD, CRNA, works closely with Dean Roux and other administrators within the College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines to advance the teaching, research and service missions of the College.
Dr. Adams has extensive teaching and administrative experience in higher education with deep ties to the greater Grand Forks community and to the University of North Dakota. While previously serving as Program Director for the UND Nurse Anesthesia program she successfully achieved maximum program accreditation, obtained outstanding student outcomes, and made significant curricular improvements including the development of an evidence-based simulation program for nurse anesthesia students.
Associate Dean for Research
Associate Dean for Research - Rashid Ahmed, PhD
Dr. Ahmed collaborates with Dean Roux to advance the College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines mission and provides leadership for research and scholarship activities. Dr. Ahmed works with faculty, staff and students to facilitate and promote collaborative research relationships and projects.
Dr. Ahmed's background is in epidemiology and biostatistics and he has experience in the development of statistical methods for the design of community-based interventions and the analysis of longitudinal health data. Dr. Ahmed is the principal applicant and co-investigator for ongoing mixed-methods research studies that bridge a number of academic disciplines and health related issues including physical activity among breast cancer survivors, tobacco use among youth, lifestyle risk factors for cardiac and other chronic disease among youth, gender differences in lung cancer survival, and economic analysis of treatment of lung cancer. From a methodological perspective, Dr. Ahmed is developing diagnostic measures for joint models for longitudinal and survival data in the presence of non-ignorable missing data. Dr. Ahmed's expertise also includes cost benefit analysis for cancer treatment, eating disorder, longitudinal markers, relapse-free survival or death, joint models for the longitudinal data and time-to-event outcome.