Michele SantilhanoAssistant Professor DNP, RN
Programs and Courses Taught
Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing
20 + years of nursing in pediatric in patient units across three continents. Passionate about child health in general. Love helping students develop skills and confidence beyond what they can imagine for themselves. Prioritize time for international medical missions.
University of Missouri, Kansas City - BSN - DNP PPC, Chamberlain College of Nursing, BSN, Royal Free College of Nursing, England, UK - ADN, RN
Pediatrics, Med Surg 1 (appointed), Community, Leadership and Health Assessment
Youth and young adult anxiety
• Santilhano, M.; Cherven, B. (2018). “Evidence Based Practice for Sickle Cell Disease”; APHON Counts Newsletter – Winter • Santilhano, M. (2019). “Online intervention to reduce pediatric anxiety: An evidence‐based review". Journal of Child Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing. (32):197–209.
Professional Affiliations & Memberships
National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
Menlo Church, International Medical Missions
Honors & Awards
UMKC Womens Graduate Council Award 2019