Michelle R. Spencer, DNP, RN

Michelle R. Spencer, DNP, RN
  • Assistant Professor
    Family and Community Health
Location:
Room 662, School of Nursing Building
Phone:
410-706-7731
Office Hours:
By Appointment
Email:
spencer@umaryland.edu

Education

  • BSN, Nursing, University of Maryland School of Nursing, 1984
  • MS, Community/Public Health Nursing, University of Maryland School of Nursing, 2006
  • DNP, Post-Masters, University of Maryland School of Nursing , 2019

Research Interests

  • Health equity, Health Disparities, Older adults, Hypertension and African-Americans, Community Health nursing, Faith-based health promotion, and Care Coordination

Presentations

  • Year:
    2019
    Title:
    Implementation of a Perinatal Dental Screening Tools in an Obstetric Practice
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    National Oral Health Confernce
    Sponsoring Organization:
    American Association of Public Health Dentistry and Association of State and Territory Dental Directors
    Location:
    Memphis TN
  • Year:
    2019
    Title:
    B'More for Healthy Babies: Pursuing Health Equity Through Multi-sectoral Collaboration
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    41st ACHNE Annual Institute
    Sponsoring Organization:
    ACHNE
    Location:
    Phoenix United States
  • Year:
    2018
    Title:
    "Preparing entry level public health nurses to employ upstream social and environmental appraoches to achieve health equity"
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    APHA 2018 Annual Meeting & Expo
    Sponsoring Organization:
    American Public Health Association
    Location:
    San Diego CA United States
  • Year:
    2017
    Title:
    Educating Public Health Nurses in Evidence-Based Strategies to Improve Patient Activation and Self-Management
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    APHA 2017 Annual Meeting & Exposition
    Sponsoring Organization:
    American Public Health Association
    Location:
    Atlanta GA United States
  • Year:
    2017
    Title:
    A New Paradigm: Preparing the Faith Community to Become Trauma-Informed
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    Health Churches 2020 National Conference
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Health Churches
    Location:
    Hilton Head SC United States
  • Year:
    2016
    Title:
    Expanding the Leadership Role of the Community Public Health Nurse in Care Coordination
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    ACHNE/APHN Joint Meeting 2016
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Association of Community Health Nurse Educators
    Location:
    Indianapolis IN United States

Areas of Specialization

  • Community Public Health

Primary Teaching Areas

  • NURS 429: Leadership and Clinical Practicum NURS 467: Public Health Nursing Essentials RN Clinical NRSG 508: Community/Public Health Nursing Clinical CNL NRSG 770: Care Coordination I

Honors/Awards

  • Name:
    Sigma Theta Tau
    Sponsoring organization:
    Pi Chapter

Academic and Professional Activities

University

  • Organization:
    BSN Admissions
    Role:
    Member
  • Organization:
    Home and Community Based Care
    Role:
    Planning Committe
  • Organization:
    CPH Advisory Board
    Role:
    Member
  • Organization:
    Masters Judicial Board
    Role:
    Member

Public

  • Organization:
    The Wylie Foundation
    Role:
    Board Member
  • Organization:
    Community Engagement Center
    Role:
    Volunteer
  • Organization:
    Why Women Cry XIII
    Role:
    Volunteer