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Dorothy Hawthorne-Burdine

Associate Professor
2013 Human Health Building
Phone: (248) 364-8731


  • Post-Doc, Genetics, University of Iowa
  • PhD, Nursing, University of Florida
  • MN, Pediatrics, University of Florida
  • BSN, Florida A & M University


  • Child Health Care
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Genetics of Menarche 

Research / Publications / Grants
Variants within the CYP3A4 gene on menarche, sexual health management of early maturing girls, fast food eating habits of early maturing girls, sexual reproductive health of girls with sickle cell disease, and mental health of late maturing girls with sickle cell disease

Courses Taught

  • NRS 384 Nursing of Children
  • NRS 452 Research Basis of Nursing Practice
  • NRS 482 Research Basis of Nursing
  • NRS 531 Research Topics in Advanced Nursing Practice
  • NRS 687 Graduate Research Project
  • NRS 899 DNP Research Project

Professional Affiliations

  • International Society for Nurses in Genetics
  • Society for Menstrual Cycle Research
  • Sigma Theta Tau, Theta Psi Chapter
  • Mid-West Nursing Research Society
  • Society of Behavioral Medicine
  • National League of Nursing