& Staff

Faculty and Staff

Demecia Wade-Murdock M.P.A., R.N.

Assistant Professor


  • M.P.A., B.S.N., The University of Toledo

Areas of Expertise

  • Public Health Nursing
  • Community Mental Health Nursing
  • Student Success Strategies and Retention
  • Nursing Assessment and Skills
  • HIV Education and Prevention
  • Intercultural development

Recent Presentations

  • Wade-Murdock, D. (Nov. 15-19, 2014) Developing an Academic-Community Partnership at a Patient Centered Health Home (a poster presentation). 142nd Annual American Public Health Association (APHA) annual conference. New Orleans, Louisiana

  • *Kruse, J., Perzynski, K., Jaso, A., Wade-Murdock, D., Didion, J., (2013) A social determinants framework to promote student success and diversify the public health workforce(a poster presentation) (November 2-6, 2013) American Public Health Association(APHA) annual conference. Boston, Massachusetts

  • Jaso, A., Wade-Murdock, D., Myers, K.,(2012). Overcoming the challenges: Enhancing professionalism and civility between LPN students in a BSN program and nursing faculty (a poster presentation) 2012 AACN Baccalaureate Education Conference. San Antonio TX
  • Jaso, A. MSN, RN; Rice, M, GPC; Wade-Murdock , D, MPA, BSN, RN; Kruse, J, PhD, RN; Myers, K, BSN, RN; Miller, J. (August 16-17, 2012). Voyages: Discover the Nurse Within. Poster presentation at the HRSA Division of Nursing Summit: Nursing in 3D Workforce Diversity, Health Disparities, and Social Determinants of Health. Bethesda, MD
  • Jaso, A., Kruse, J., Miller, J., Wade-Murdock, D., Myers, K.,(2011), Cultivating the Advancement of LPN practice. Lourdes University College of Nursing Department, Sylvania, OH
  • Jaso, A., Wade-Murdock, D., Kruse, J., Myers, K., Perzynski, K (2011). Diverse Nursing Workforce: Unveiling messages of inequality (a poster presentation) 139th Annual Meeting, American Public health Association. Washington, DC

Recent Awards, Recognition and Grants

  • Undergraduate Nursing Expansion at a Patient Centered Medical Home, $200,000 over 2 years (2013-2015) awarded by the Ohio Board of Nursing: Nurse Education Grant Program. Co-Author

Professional Affiliations & Community Activities

  • American Nurses Association
  • American Public Health Association Member
  • National League for Nursing
  • Intercultural Development Inventory Qualified Administrator
  • Ohio Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative Member
  • Sigma Theta Tau

Service to Community

  • Apple tree Nursery School Board of Trustees
  • Annual Cordelia Martin Health Education and Disease Prevention Health Fair
  • University of Toledo-Toledo Excel-2012 Summer Institute: Careers and Leadership presenter


Demecia Wade-Murdock
Office: SCH 229
Phone: 419-517-8985