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Ramona Craft Whichello

Ramona Whichello

Assistant Professor, Ramona Whichello DNP, RN, NEA-BC

College of Health and Human Sciences

School of Nursing

Contact Information

Email: rwhichello@wcu.edu
Phone: 828.654.6514
Office: 312 Biltmore Park Building

Biography

I have 40 years of experience as a registered nurse. My clinical background is adult oncology. Most of my career has been spent in leadership positions. For the past 12 years, I have taught master's students in nursing leadership. <br><br>I currently serve as the Program Director for the Nursing Leadership and Nursing Education programs at Western Carolina University.

Education

  • DNP, East Tennessee State University
  • MSN, Emory University
  • MSN, Emory University
  • BSN, Western Carolina University
  • Other, Presbyterian Hospital, Nursing

Teaching Interests

I teach in the Masters in Nursing Leadership program. I teach a variety of leadership courses including organizational theory, quality improvement, strategic planning, communication, finance, health policy, human resources, and leadership practicums. I also teach courses in the Nurse Educator program.

Research Interests

My research interest is in the area of emotional intelligence of nurse administrators as well as a variety of leadership topics.

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