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Assistant Professor

Department Online Programs: Nursing

Mailing Address

Regis College

235 Wellesley Street
Weston, MA 02493

    About

    Dr. Baldwin is currently an assistant professor for the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) online program at Regis College. Dr. Baldwin has also taught at The University of Hawaii at Manoa School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene Department of Graduate Nursing DNP program, as well as, the University of Hawaii Maui College Department of Allied Health, The University of Phoenix Honolulu HI campus, The University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, Lourdes College and St. Vincent Mercy, Toledo, Ohio, The University of Illinois Chicago School of Graduate Nursing, Chicago Ill, and DePaul University in Chicago, Ill. Dr. Baldwin worked as a Unit Manager at Maui Memorial Medical Center in outpatient oncology. In addition, Dr. Baldwin worked as a Staff Nurse at Good Shepard Hospital in pediatrics and obstetrics, Barrington, Ill, in the float pool at Children’s Memorial Hospital Chicago, Ill, as an Assistant Head Nurse at The University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and as a Staff Nurse at St. Francis Hospital, Colorado Springs, Colorado.

    Dr. Baldwin serves as the Associate Editor for the Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing (CJON) Practice Innovations column, as well as Editor for the Advanced Practice Oncology Nurse Review Book 3rd Ed. (in press). Dr. Baldwin is a board member and past president of the Hawaii Immunization Coalition, a member of Sigma Theta Tau, and past board member and reviewer for the Team Based Learning Collaborative. Past research focused on qualitative inquiry related to Palliative Care, Survivorship, and Battered Women. Her thesis was a qualitative study of Mother-Infant Dyads exposed to cocaine. In addition, her dissertation for the doctorate included creation of a third grade health curriculum based on self-care including design of two new instruments known as the "Baldwin-Duross Self-Care Index" and the "The Measures of Hope in Children Scale." Dr. Baldwin has several publications and has presented her work at a Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Conference in Prague, CR. Current research includes the study of Imposter Syndrome in new graduate DNP students.

    Education

    Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Educational Administration and Supervision at Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

    Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), CNS-Acute Pediatrics, Minor in Nursing Education at DePaul University, Chicago, IL

    Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) at St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO.

    Philosophy

    Dr. Baldwin's philosophy of nursing is based on the self-care modeling and role-modeling theory by Erickson, Tomlin, and Swain, whereby the nurse unconditionally accepts the patient, nurtures them, and helps facilitate care with them. This is also the theory that Dr. Baldwin utilizes and applies in working with nursing students.