Dawn Parker, MSN, RN, CNE, CHSE

Director, School of Health Sciences Simulation Lab; Assistant Professor

Professional Education

Indiana University, Masters of Science in Nursing

Clinical Expertise/Certification

Certified Nurse Educator, Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator

Awards and Recognitions

  • Ball Venture Grant 2015, for Independent Colleges in Indiana, written and awarded $13,000.00, May 2015

Professional Memberships

  • International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning
  • Society for Simulation in Healthcare
  • National League for Nursing
  • Sigma Theta Tau International


  • Mabry, D.M. (2010) He Rescues and He Saves. Giving Through Teaching: How Nurse Educators Are Changing the World. National League for Nursing Mabry, D.M. (2010) Haiti. Nursing Education Perspectives, 31, 66.


  • Facilitating is Not Teaching:  Becoming an Expert Facilitator in Simulation with co-presenter, Dr. Tonya Rutherford-Hemming, International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare, Society for Simulation in Healthcare, New Orleans, January 10-14, 2015
  • Nursing in the Third World, Medical Mission Trips, BSN Seminar, September 26, 2014, University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, IN
  • Building Bridges: From Simulation to Practice, Facilitation Methods, Simulation Workshop, May 13, 2014

Community Service

  • Urban Task Force, Education, Youth for Christ, August, 2011- 2013
  • Homestead High School Advisory Board of Project Lead the Way, Biomedical Education, May, 2011-Present
  • Fort Wayne Track Club, member
  • Emmanuel Community Church, Grow Teacher

Curriculum Vitae

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