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Holt, Michele
Michele Holt
Title: Department Chair and Director of Nursing
College: College of Science, Mathematics, and Health
Department: Department of Health Sciences
Phone: 304-384-5108
Discipline: Health
Room: Fine Arts M-11B
Box: F-30

Michele Holt


Biography

Michele Holt comes to Concord University having been the Associate Dean of Nursing at Florida State College at Jacksonville, where she helped manage a nursing program that trains over 400 nurses each year. Prior to that, she was a Professor of Nursing at Florida State College at Jacksonville and worked for several years at Ascension St. Vincent’s Medical Center as an Assistant Nurse Manager, as a nurse in the operating room, and as a staff nurse. She has also worked closely with the Patient Safety Movement Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to patient safety and healthcare excellence, in which she has authored several contributions to their “Actionable Patient Safety Solutions.” 

In her downtime, Michele enjoys spending time with her husband, three children, and three pups exploring hiking trails and waterfalls in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Southern West Virginia.

Education

University of Central Florida - Doctorate of Nursing Practice (Nurse Executive), May 7, 2022.

Jacksonville University - Master of Science in Nursing (Leadership & Management), May 2017

Florida State College at Jacksonville - Bachelor of Science in Nursing, May 2015.

Research

Several published essays forthcoming -
“Florence Nightingale’s Influence on Modern Nursing,” in Religion and World Civilizations: How Faith Shaped Societies from Antiquity to the Present, 3 Vols. ed. Andrew Holt (Santa Barbara: ABC-Clio, 2022 (Under contract and forthcoming).

“Vincent de Paul and his Charitable Legacy,” in Religion and World Civilizations: How Faith Shaped Societies from Antiquity to the Present, 3 Vols. ed. Andrew Holt (Santa Barbara: ABC-Clio, 2022 (Under contract and forthcoming).

“Founding of the Red Cross,” in Religion and World Civilizations: How Faith Shaped Societies from Antiquity to the Present, 3 Vols. ed. Andrew Holt (Santa Barbara: ABC-Clio, 2022 (under contract and forthcoming).

“Mother Teresa and the Founding of the Missionaries of Charity,” in Religion and World Civilizations: How Faith Shaped Societies from Antiquity to the Present, 3 Vols. ed. Andrew Holt (Santa Barbara: ABC-Clio, 2022 (Under contract and forthcoming).

“Father Damien of Molokai’s Care of Lepers.,” in Religion and World Civilizations: How Faith Shaped Societies from Antiquity to the Present, 3 Vols. ed. Andrew Holt (Santa Barbara: ABC-Clio, 2022 (Under contract and forthcoming).

“The Founding of the Salvation Army.,” in Religion and World Civilizations: How Faith Shaped Societies from Antiquity to the Present, 3 Vols. ed. Andrew Holt (Santa Barbara: ABC-Clio, 2022 (Under contract and forthcoming).

Research -
“Impact of Virtual Leadership Coaching on Project Management Knowledge and Skills: A Program Evaluation” – University of Central Florida, April 2022.