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Leigh Anne Panek PhD, RN

Leigh Anne Panek PhD, RN

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  • Instructor
  • College of Nursing
  • Office of Academic Affairs
Academic Focus
  • Women's Health with a concentration on Obstetrics. My DNP project included an educational program for nurses on the benefits of Breastfeeding.
  • Foundations in Nursing. The growth that I see in the students is amazing from the beginning of the semester to the end,.
  • Evidence Based Practice and the importance of teaching this concept to nursing students.
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I earned my ADN in 1991 through Trident Technical College. 

I worked with Adult Oncology Patients at Roper Hospital for 12 years.

I worked with Labor and Delivery Patients at Trident Hospital for 16.5 years.

I have taught clinicals in Women's Health, Foundations, Med-Surg 1, Med-Surg 2, and Health Assessment at MUSC.  I began my academic career at MUSC in 2009.

I have been an Adjunct Clinical Instructor at ECPI's School of Nursing since 2020.

I have been an Adjunct Clinical Instructor at Charleston Southern University since 2021.

I earned my Masters Degree in Nursing Education at MUSC in 2009. 

I earned my Doctor of Nursing Practice degree through Walden University in 2021.