Melanie Dreher,  PhD, RN

Distinguished research examining the health and development of women and children in Jamaica.

Melanie Dreher,  PhD, RN

ABOUT

Dr. Dreher is Dean Emeritus of the College of Nursing of Rush University in Chicago, Illinois. From 1997 until 2006 she served as Dean of the University of Iowa College of Nursing where she established a professional Masters in Nursing which became a national model for professional nursing education. She was Dean of the School of Nursing at the University of Massachusetts from 1988 to 1997 and Dean of the School of Nursing at the University of Miami from 1984 to 1988.

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Professional Education

Professional educational carreer since 1997
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Distinguished Research

Principal investigator of several community-based studies examining the health and development of women and children in Jamaica.
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Published Author

She has published numerous books, reports and articles.