Denise Pope , Ph.D.

Senior Associate Dean of Nursing and Health Professions

Phone: 202-884-9682
Office: Payden 319


  • B.S.N., Nursing, Hampton University
  • M.S.N., Community Health, The Catholic University of America
  • Ph.D., Nursing Adminisrtation & Health Policy, George Mason University


  • Student Success
  • Nursing Workforce
  • Underrepresentation of Minorities in the Health Professions


  • Maryland Higher Education Commission New Nursing Faculty Fellowship Award

Select Works Published

  • Buyer Beware: Stopping Fraud in Nursing Education
    T.L. Murray, N. Philipsen, D. Pope, N. Hart, S. Wood, C. Wood, E. E. Lamm, D. Tolson, D. Watties-Daniels, The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 8, (9). Pgs. 702-706, 2012
  • Clinical Simulation Technology in Nursing Education: Maintaining Stakeholder Support
    R. Boss-Victoria, D. Wells, D. Pope, A. Cooper, Conference Proceeding: 4th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation. Madrid, Spain., 211
  • Nursing Career Satisfaction of Underrepresented Minority and Non-Minority Registered Nurses in the Metropolitan Washington Region
    D. Pope, Dissertation, 2008


Students will meet the expectations set forth by faculty. It is our role to prepare them for the workforce and the desire to be "curious" in seeking further knowledge.