Carol Rossman

Carol Rossman


  • DNP, Oakland University, 2008
  • MSN, Saginaw Valley State University, 1998
  • BSN, Michigan State University, 1981


  • Family Nurse Practitioner, American Nurse Credentialing Center, 1998 & 2003
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, American Nurse Credentialing Center, 2001


  • Infants, Children, and Adolescents

Professional Experience:

  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Cherry Street Health Systems, 2009 - present
  • Associate Professor of Nursing, Calvin College Department of Nursing, 2006 – present
  • Nurse Practitioner, Cherry Street Health Services, Grand Rapids, Michigan 2009-Present
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Grand Valley State University Family Health Center, Grand Rapids, Michigan Oct. 2009-Oct. 2010
  • Interim Director of Graduate Programs of Nursing, University of Michigan-Flint, 2005-2006
  • Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Michigan-Flint, 1996 – 2006
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Sumer Pediatrics, 2003 – 2006
  • Nurse Practitioner, Beecher Teen Health Center, 1999-2003
  • Nurse Practitioner, Hurley Medical Center, 1998-2001
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist, Hurley Medical Center, 1998


  • Rossman, C., Ayoola, A. (2012). Promoting Individualized Breastfeeding Experiences. MCN: American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, May-June; 37(3):193-9. Doi: 10.1097/NMC.0b013e318247db71. 
  • Rossman, C., Dood, F., Squires, D. (2012). Student Nurses as School Nurse Extenders. Journal of Pediatric Nursing 27(6), 734-741. DOI:10.1016/j.pedn.2012.02.005


  • Rossman, C., Slager, D. & Molewyk-Doornbos, M. (2012). Scholarship Evaluation Tool Integrating Roles of PhD and DNP Faculty. Poster Presentation. National Conference for Nurse Practitioners, Nashville, TN, May 1, 2013. Poster Presentation. Kappa Epsilon and WMNAC Spring Gala and Research Event. Crowne Plaza, Grand Rapids, MI, April 2013.  Poster Presentation. AACN Doctoral Conference, Naples, FL, January 25-27, 2012.
  • Rossman, C.L., Dood, F., Squires, D.A. (2010).  Nursing Students as School Nurse Extenders: Measurement of Activities and Outcomes.  (Poster Presentation).  Clinical Education: Where have we been and where are we going?  Sponsored by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Washington DC October 2010
  • Rossman, C.L. (2010).  Building Community; A retrospective study of an urban planning process and its impact on the health of a community.  (Poster Presentation).  Ryerson University Research Day, Toronto, Canada.  June 2010
  • Rossman, C.L., Dood, F. (2010).  Nursing students as School Nurses: A creative approach utilizing nursing students in the role of school nurse.  (Poster Presentation).  9th Annual Advance Practice Nursing Conference, Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners State Conference, Grand Rapids, MI, April 2010.
  • Rossman, C.L., Dood, F. (2010).  Innovative Project Combines Nurse Practitioner Faculty and BSN students in the Role of School Nurse.  (Poster Presentation).  AACN Faculty Practice Conference, New Orleans, LA. February 2010.

Professional associations

  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners 2012
  • Sigma Theta Tau, Kappa Epsilon Chapter At Large 2007 - Present
  • Sigma Theta Tau, Pi Delta Chapter 1995-2006
  • Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioner 2009-2011
  • American Nurses Association/Michigan Nurses Association 2001-2004


  • Excellence in Nursing Practice Award, Kappa Epsilon Chapter, STTI 2013
  • APPLE Award for Teaching Excellence (x2), University of Michigan Flint, 2006
  • Greater Flint Health Coalition Outstanding Nurse Award, 2002


  • Marian Peterson Nursing Research Funding, April 2010
  • Calvin College Science Division Summer Research Fellowship, 2008

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