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Chatham University Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Graduates of the Doctor of Nursing Practice program have advanced to executive and leadership roles in the healthcare field. Here is a sampling of titles graduates have achieved after earning their DNP degrees:

  • Director of Health Services, Cornerstone University | Grand Rapids, MI
  • Unit Director, UPMC Shadyside/Adjunct Faculty, Carlow University, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Director of DNP Programs, Misericordia University | Scranton, PA
  • Senior Director, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC | Pittsburgh, PA
  • Owner, Precision Medical Spa and Boutique | Gainesville, FL
  • Director of Nursing/Adult Nurse Practitioner, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
  • Clinical Director, Prudent Medical Associates | Washington DC
  • Owner, Bifano Consulting | Portland, OR
  • Senior Population and Reproductive Health Advisor, USAID | Washington DC
  • VP/Occupational Health Consultant, Mid-State Occupational Health Services, Inc./ Assistant Professor, Bloomsburg University | Williamsport, PA
  • CEO & DNP Family Nurse Practitioner, Urgent Care Matters | Oxon Hill, MD
  • Clinical Instructor, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing | Baltimore, MD
  • Director of Emergency Services, Houston Methodist San Jacinto Hospital | Houston, TX
  • Chief Nursing Officer, Clear Lake Regional Medical Center | Houston, TX
  • CNS/Nurse Educator, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine | Baltimore, MD
  • Family Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Yale School of Medicine | Shelton, CT

Dr. Rachel Silva, DNP '14, creator of the Accessible Healthcare Institute (AHI)

Dr. Rachel Silva, DNP '14 created the Accessible Healthcare Institute™ (AHI), which empowers healthcare professionals with dynamic education with the use of digital technology. Through yourahi.org, free educational webinars on topics ranging from health promotion, disease prevention, and the management of chronic illness are readily available.


"Chatham helped me achieve parity with other healthcare providers by providing the skills and confidence to expect and receive an equal place at the table." – Lois Freeman, DNP '11