Associate Professor of Nursing and RN to BSN Program Director; AS, Blue Ridge Community College; BSN, University of Virginia; MSN, Old Dominion University; EdD, Walden University
Drew Ellen Gogian brings 20 years of combined experiences as a professional nurse, Director of Nursing, and Nurse Educator to Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences/Mary Baldwin University. She received an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) at Blue Ridge Community College, a Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing (BSN) in the RN to BSN Program at the University of Virginia, a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) in the Nurse Educator tract at Old Dominion University, and a Doctor of Education (EdD) in Higher Education and Adult Learning at Walden University. She taught full time in the nursing program at Blue Ridge Community College from 2005 to 2014, rising to an associate professor level. In addition to teaching, Gogian has continued an active clinical agenda, practicing in a number of health care venues. She has presented regionally on a number of nursing topics and has focused her recent scholarship on internationalization and nursing curriculum, factors that impact enrollment and persistence in RN to BSN programs, and the paradigm shift in the educational preparation of nurses.