Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership
Dr. Wendy Edson lives in Florida and spends the summer in Nova Scotia, Canada. She has a Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore (Nursing); M.P.H., The Johns Hopkins University (Public Health); B.S.N., Montana State University (Nursing); B.A., Kalamazoo College (Anthropology/French). She is a Contributing Faculty and URR in the Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, Ed.D. program. Dr. Edson has worked as a public health/maternal child health nurse, a surgical nurse, and an international relief/development nurse. She has been a nurse researcher for 26 years and a nurse educator/administrator for 17 years. She has worked in international settings (primarily Africa) and in rural communities for most of her career. She is retired from a position as Nurse Administrator at an Associate Degree Nursing program in a community college.