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Michelle Troseth, '83 & '97

Michelle Troseth, '83 & '97

Michelle R. Troseth, '83 & '97 is the executive vice president and chief professional practice officer for Elsevier Clinical Decision Support & Elsevier Clinical Practice Model Resource Center in Grand Rapids. She is responsible for continuing to improve the professional practices of health care providers, and transforming the culture of healthcare settings around the world.

Troseth earned a bachelor of science in nursing in 1983, and a master of science in nursing in 1997 from Grand Valley State University. She started her career as a critical care nurse and later joined forces with her former professor and mentor, Bonnie Wesorick, founder of the CPM Resource Center. The CPM Resource Center works with healthcare organizations to provide clinicians with resources to focus on coordinating care and improving patient care using the latest clinical information and health information technology.

Troseth's job has taken her around the world, and the CPM Framework" and Models has been implemented in more than 300 hospitals across the United States and Canada with a mission to co-create the best places to give and receive care.

A member of the American Nurses Association, Troseth has presented to healthcare professionals nationally and internationally, and has contributed to several health care publications. She co-authored Business coalitions: Shaping health reform through technology and science in 2011. Troseth has led many federal comments on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act impacting health care and on Health Care Reform.

Among her many accomplishments and awards, Troseth was inducted into the National Academies of Practice as a distinguished practitioner in nursing. She and her husband are campaign chairs for the Wesorick Center for Healthcare Transformation within the GVSU Kirkhof College of Nursing. She has shown support of the University financially and with her time and resources, and continues to support the evolving teaching practices in nursing and interprofessional education. She frequently speaks internationally, and shares the collaborative work of Grand Valley, the Kirkhof College of Nursing, and CPM Resource Center.

Troseth has three sons and currently resides in Hudsonville with her husband, Kevin.

Added November 2011

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