Irene Felsman, DNP, MPH, RN, became a member of DUSON’s faculty on July 1, 2017. She is a member of the Clinical Health Systems & Analytics Division.
Throughout her career, Dr. Felsman has worked with immigrants, refugees, displaced, and low-income populations in the US and globally and has gained extensive experience in community engagement methods and the development of culturally aligned community interventions to improve health and access to care for women and children in diverse settings. She is known to many of us through her work as a Clinical Nurse Educator/Instructor in the ABSN program where she co-taught the Wellness and Health Promotion course and guest lectured in community health and health promotion courses. She has also led global clinical immersion experiences to Tanzania, Nicaragua, Barbados and Guatemala.
Dr. Felsman served on the strategic planning committee, is the lead for Global Health Strategy 2.1 (Integrating global health concepts into educational programs) and is a member of the Community Health strategy team.
Dr. Irene Felsman received her BSN from Duke University, her MPH and Certificate of Health Care in Developing Countries from Boston University School of Public Health, and her DNP from Duquesne University.