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Mary Pat DeWald

Adjunct Nursing Faculty

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Brief Biography:
Ms. DeWald joined the DCN team in February of 2007. She began her nursing career with home visits as a young girl with her father. Mary Pat later became a nursing assistant, received her ADN, and followed this with a BSN, MSN and MPA. Mary Pat is Board Certified in two specialties, Critical Care and Sexual Assault (SANE) and has over 25 years of professional experience in a variety of settings: Nurse Practitioner in Women’s Health OB, GYN; Forensic CNS; developed Metro Denver’s first Sexual Assault Nursing Examiner Program; appointed member on Governor Ritter’s Nurse Workforce, Patient Safety Taskforce; and currently Co-Chairs a Governor appointed position on Colorado’s Child Fatality Prevention Team.

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Professional Affiliations

Other Responsibilities
University of Colorado
Master of Science - Nursing (MSN)
  • Nursing
  • Organization
    Academic Senate

    University of Colorado
    Master of Public Administration (MPA)
  • Public Administration

  • Metropolitan State College of Denver
    Bachelor of Science - Nursing (BSN)
  • Nursing
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