As part of our ongoing series of faculty and staff profiles, this month we feature Erin Dougherty, MSN, RN, CPNP, assistant professor.
Name: Erin K. Dougherty
Nickname: None that I know of!
Hometown: Dublin, Ohio
Alma Mater: OSU (undergrad), Case Western Reserve University (grad)
I can’t live without: Dark chocolate (and my family, of course)
If I could spend the day with one person it would be: My dad (he died far too young)
If I could travel anywhere, I would go to: Santorini, Greece
When I have down time, I: Want to spend it outdoors, being active.I will retire on a lake!
My favorite movie is: The Sound of Music
The quote I tend to live by is: “Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.” – Mother Theresa
I am a nurse educator because: I ran into Pete McClernon (former director of Campus Ministry) at church when I was looking for an nurse practitioner job and he told me MCCN was hiring. I’m glad I applied, it has stretched me in many ways!
The best advice I could give to incoming freshmen is: Remember always why you wanted to become a nurse.
One thing you may not know about me is: I spent the first two years of my marriage living in Budapest, Hungary and was a substitute US embassy nurse practitioner there.