Dr. Marilyn Wideman was recently named the new Dean and Vice President of the Kaplan University School of Nursing. She joined the university one year ago as associate dean of online programs and has been serving as interim dean since April.

Bringing 40 years of experience to Kaplan, Dr. Wideman is well qualified for the new position. After earning her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree with a systems leadership focus from Rush University, she went on to hold progressive leadership and program development roles in a variety of health care and academic settings. She has also completed grant funded work focused on developing academic, community, and service partnerships to develop models of care for healthcare teams working with underserved populations.

Dr. Betty Vandenbosch, President of Kaplan University, tells BusinessWire.com: “Marilyn’s expertise and dedication to the nursing field is a true benefit to our students and the institution. The work she is doing here continues to position the University and the School of Nursing for continued success, including most importantly the graduation of qualified nursing students.”

To learn more about Dr. Wideman and her position as dean of the Kaplan University School of Nursing, visit here.

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