Assistant Clinical Professor
College of Nursing and Health Professions
Dr. Diane D. DePew is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions. She received her BSN from Seton Hall University in South Orange, NJ in 1982. Diane DePew has worked in a variety of healthcare settings across the country. Her clinical areas have included medical surgical, oncology, critical care and open heart recovery. Her love of teaching began at the University of Maryland Medical Center as a preceptor and Chair of the unit Education Committee. This led her to graduate degrees in nursing education: a Master’s of Science from the University of Maryland in Baltimore School of Nursing in 1995 and a Doctor of Science in Nursing from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing in 2001.
Dr. DePew’s teaching experience has ranged from unit level educator to critical care division educator at the National Institutes of Health to Director of Education, Practice and Research at Shady Grove Adventist Healthcare. She was an Assistant Professor at Hawaii Pacific University School of Nursing. She has taught as an adjunct clinical faculty at Essex Community College and Georgetown University, both in Maryland. Prior to coming to Drexel University, Dr. DePew worked on a virtual outreach center for psychological health and traumatic brain injury serving mainly the military population.
Dr. DePew is board certified in Nursing Professional Development. She has presented nationally and co-authored the ANCC Nursing Professional Development Review & Resource Manual, 2nd edition. She continues to consult in areas of continuing education and evaluation. Dr. DePew brings her experiences to education, leadership and management concepts and applications.