Cynthia McCurren

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Title: Dean and Professor / PhD, RN

Field of Study: Nursing

Office: 300 CHS

Phone: 616-331-3558

Fax: 616-331-2510



Ph.D., Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
M.S. in Nursing, Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist, School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
B.S.N., School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO


McCurren, C. (2006). Book review: Burnside’s Working with Older Adults: Group Process and Techniques (4th ed.), Western Journal of Nursing Research, 28(7), 886- 887.

Holland, B. & McCurren, C. (2005). Health promotion in older adults. For J. Black & J. Hawks (Eds.) Medical-Surgical Nursing: Clinical Management for Positive Outcomes, 7th edition, St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Saunders.

Binkley, C., Furr, A., Carrico, R., & McCurren, C. (2004). Survey of oral care practices in US intensive care units. American Journal of Infection Control, 32(3), 161-169.

Furr, L. A., Binkley, C. J., McCurren, C., Carrico, R. (2004). Issues and innovations in nursing practice: Factors affecting quality of oral care in intensive care units. Journal of Advance Nursing, 48(5), 454-462.

Carter-Gentry, D. & McCurren, C. (2004). Organ procurement from the perspective of operating room nurses. AORN Journal, 80(3), 417-431.


McCurren, C. (2008). Retention of Minority Nursing Students: Development of a Student Peer Support Model. Michigan Department of Community

Health/Michigan Public Health Institute - $6,000.00