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Lisa Zajac

Nursing
Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Master of Science in Nursing, Adult Nurse Practitioner
Class of 2000

Independent Alum of the Day

Lisa Zajac has worked at the Karmanos Cancer Center in Detroit, Michigan since 2005. She is currently the Quality, Education & Informatics Specialist. In this role, she oversees nursing education, nursing quality and nursing informatics.

Lisa graduated from Madonna University in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.  Following her undergraduate studies, Lisa returned to Madonna to pursue further nursing education.  In 2005, she completed the Master of Science in Nursing, Adult Nurse Practitioner program.  Lisa also completed a Post-MSN Certificate as a Health Educator at Madonna in 2009.

She recently completed the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) graduate program at the University of Detroit Mercy.  As part of her doctorate degree in nursing, Zajac studied how “compassion fatigue” among oncology staff impacts the care of patients. Her project also looked at how facilitated debriefing sessions after a patient’s death can help nurses through the grieving process to deliver continued care.

Outside of work, Lisa is active in the Metro Detroit Chapter of the Oncology Nursing Society.


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