Instructor & Director for Educational Services & Simulation
Oregon Health & Science University
School of Nursing Portland Campus
3455 SW US Veterans Hospital Road, AD-100
Portland, Ore. 97239
I enjoy working in a teaching hospital. It is exciting to see the bridge from academic to practice with nursing and medical students through simulation and other academic models. Being a part of a large University with cutting edge technologies is extremely gratifying.
2008 to 2010 B.L.S. Certificate
2007 M.A., Major: Teaching (TESOL), Portland State University, Portland, Ore.
1995 B.A., Major: Psychology, Education, Pitzer College, Claremont, Calif.
- Provided simulation and technical support to Dr. Aziz with the Dept of Anesthesia, who was conducting an airway study with paramedic students. We had two of the SimMan manikins set up and running for this research study. October 3, 2007.
- English Language Learner Needs Assessment Analysis and Write up for potential publication
(Kathie Lasater, Ed.D. served as PI for my M.A. project).
PublicationsCo-author (with SimHealth consultants) “Real Nursing Simulations” to be published
July 2008 by Pearson/Prentice-Hall.
Seropian, M.A., Dillman, D., Lasater, K., & Gavilanes, J. (Winter 2007). Mannequin-based simulation to
reinforce pharmacology concepts. Simulation in Healthcare (Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare), Winter 2007, 218-223.
Seropian, M.A., Brown, K., Samuelson-Gavilanes, J., & Driggers, B. (2004). An approach to simulation
program development. Journal of Nursing Education, 43(4), 170-174.
Seropian, M.A., Brown, K., Samuelson-Gavilanes, J., & Driggers, B. (2004). Simulation: Not just a manikin.
Journal of Nursing Education, 43(4), 164-169.