College of Health Sciences
Lora Wyss earned Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from George Mason University in Fairfax VA, a school nurse certification from Ashland University as well as a PhD from the University of Akron. Previously, she has held a variety of clinical, managerial, and teaching positions in Akron, Canton, and Washington DC. Currently, she teaches nursing full time at Malone University and is an Assistant Professor at NEOMED and is a contributing Faculty Member at Walden University for 2 years. Beyond her teaching responsibilities, Lora is the President of the Hartville Migrant Ministry Board as well as the nursing director of the medical clinic. Latino migrant farm workers who sought treatment at the center were the subject of her doctoral dissertation and her outgoing research. Lora has studied the impacts of culture, economic hardship, gender, isolation, and status as barriers to medical treatment.