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DNP Contact Info

Michelle HamptonMichelle DeCoux Hampton - RN, PhD, MS
Associate Professor and DNP Program Director  
Samuel Merritt University, School of Nursing
3100 Summit Street,
Oakland, CA. 94609
510.869.6511 x3873
mhampton@samuelmerritt.edu

As the program director, I work with students and faculty in the pursuit of improving health care through the application of research in real-world settings. You can contact me with any questions about our program, doctoral education in nursing, or how to get started. 

Adriane MaddenAdriane Kiefling
Online Learning Specialist
BSW, MAED
Samuel Merritt University, School of Nursing
3100 Summit Street,
Oakland, CA. 94609
510.869.6511 x4421
akiefling@samuelmerritt.edu  

I work with both faculty and students in the DNP program with any issues related to the online learning experience. I am happy to assist you with any questions you may have regarding technology or distance education. Feel free to call or email me. I am looking forward to working with all of you.

Alicia Herrera 
Administrative Assistant III, Post-Licensure Programs
Samuel Merritt University, School of Nursing
3100 Summit Street,
Oakland, CA. 94609
510.869.8926
aherrera@samuelmerritt.edu

As the administrative support staff person for the DNP and MSN graduate programs, I am available to answer questions from prospective, incoming, and current DNP students. If you're trying to locate a faculty member, need urgent assistance, or are having difficulty navigating the different departments of the University, please feel free to contact me via email or phone. Consider me a useful starting point if you're not sure where to begin!