School of Nursing

Human Health Building, Room 3027
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
(location map)
(248) 370-4253
M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. closed daily 12 p.m.-1 p.m.

Peg Kennedy

Deana Hays

Family Nurse Practitioner, Director of NP Programs and Adjunct Faculty 
2042 Human Health Building 
Phone: (248) 364-8726

  • Oakland University - DNPc
  • Oakland University - MSN / FNP
  • Valparaiso University - BSN 
Primary Care with emphasis in Cardiology 

Research / Publications / Grants

Glembocki, M. M. & Hays, D. T. (manuscript submitted 10/2011). ANA Standard 2: Diagnosis

In M. M. Glembocki, & J. J. Fitzpatrick (Ed.). Relationship-Based Care:  Supporting Professional Nursing Practice. 

Courses Taught
  • NRS 613, Advanced Health Assessment (4 credits)
  • NRS 616, Advanced Nursing Interventions (2 credits)
  • NRS 648, Pharmacology for Advanced Practice (4 credits)
  • NRS 631, Health Promotion Across the Lifespan (2 credits)
  • NRS 639, Advanced Nursing Care of Adults and Older Adults II (5 credits)
Professional Affiliations
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners
  • Cardiology Preventative Nurses Association 
  • Sigma Theta Tau






Peg Kennedy, MSN, RN, FNP-BC

Peg Kennedy, MSN, RN, FNP-BC

Full-Time Adjunct Instructor
2012 Human Health Building 
(248) 364-8736

Ms. Kennedy earned her MSN and BSN degrees from Oakland University, and her Bachelor of Arts degree in Personnel Administration from the Eli Broad School of Business at Michigan State University. She is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner and currently practices as an FNP in a primary care family practice setting. Ms. Kennedy served as a staff nurse at William Beaumont Children’s Hospital and on the neurology unit at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland. She has been a faculty member in the School of Nursing since 2009 and teaches clinical and didactic courses in the Basic BSN, Accelerated Second Degree BSN, and the Forensic Nursing Masters programs. Ms. Kennedy is an active member of several professional organizations including the Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners, the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, the International Association of Forensic Nurses, and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Theta Psi Chapter.


  • BA from Michigan State University, 1991, Personnel Administration
  • BSN from Oakland University, 2009
  • MSN-FNP from Oakland University, 2015
  • Pediatric Nursing 
Courses Taught 
  • NRS 213 – Basic Clinical Competencies I
  • NRS 280 – Introduction to Professional Nursing Practice
  • NRS 281 – Nursing Practice Concepts Lab
  • NRS 337 – Nursing Care of Children (FOR and Clinical Faculty)
  • NRS 339 – Nursing Care of Children
  • NRS 384 – Nursing Care of Children
  • NRS 385 – Nursing Care of Children Clinical (FOR)
  • NRS 473 – Nursing Synthesis Clinical
  • NRS 485 – Nursing Synthesis Clinical
  • NRS 613 – Advanced Health Assessment
Professional Affiliations 
  • AANP
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Theta Psi Chapter