Maureen Tippen, MS, RN, C
Maureen P. Tippen is a Clinical Associate Professor in the School of Nursing. She has a BSN from Northern Michigan University and a MS in Parent-Child Nursing with a minor in Education from Pace University in Pleasantville, New York. She is certified by the American Nurses Association in Perinatal Nursing. Ms. Tippen has been on faculty in the School of Nursing at the University of Michigan-Flint for over 23 years and has practiced in a variety of clinical areas for the past 39 years. Her clinical practice currently is working high risk youths in a residential setting. She is actively involved in the Society of Pediatric Nurses. She was the recipient of the Nightingale State of Michigan award for nursing in the community, Everyday Hero award State of Michigan, and the University of Michigan Flint’s faculty award for service. She has received an award from the Parliament of the Kingdom of Cambodia for dedication and ongoing service.
Ms. Tippen is the lead faculty for Parent-Child Nursing in the undergraduate BSN program and teaches both theory and clinical. She teaches International Nursing service learning courses. She has developed courses and traveled to the Dominican Republic, Peru, Kenya, India, and Cambodia. Ms. Tippen partners with Wellspring Hospice providing a service for children experiencing loss (Camp Hope) using a camp nurse model combined with an elective nursing service learning course.
RESEARCH AND SCHOLARSHIP
The primary focus of Ms. Tippen’s research is outcomes of student learning in international service learning. She has been a faculty resource to development of pediatric nursing clinical expertise in Ankor Hospital for Children in Cambodia.
Ms. Tippen serves on the School of Nursing Governing Faculty Committee, chair of Student Awards and Scholarships Committee, chair of the International Travel and Advisory Committee, member of the International Global Studies Committee at the University of Michigan-Flint. She volunteers in Cambodia yearly and serves as a parish nurse in her community. She is a board member of Wellspring Health Services.