The Department of Community-Public Health Nursing aims to collaboratively address health disparities and promote the health of populations, families, and individuals, locally and globally through excellence in education, practice, service learning, and research.
Christine Savage, PhD, RN, CARN
Dr. Christine Savage has worked in addictions within a public health context for the majority of her career. She began working as the maternal child health nurse in Visiting Nursing Organizations in the 70s and 80s. Based on these experiences, she became interested in the role alcohol and drug use played in increasing vulnerability in certain populations, especially women.