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Carrie Buch, PhD, RN

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Associate Professor 
3045 Human Health Building
(248) 364-8716
[email protected] 

Dr. Carrie Buch has been teaching in the School of Nursing since 2000 and is currently the Interim Associate Dean. She has served on a number of university committees and chaired the University Assessment Committee and the Teaching & Learning Committee. Recently, she has been involved in a study to measure nurses’ knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs about human trafficking.


  • PhD in Nursing - Wayne State University
  • MS in Community Health Nursing - University of Michigan
  • BSN - Oakland University

Research Area Interests 

  • Human Trafficking
  • Program Evaluation
  • Quality online teaching


  • Berishaj, K., Buch, C., & Glembocki, M. (In Press). The impact of an educational intervention on the knowledge and beliefs of registered nurses regarding human trafficking. The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing.
  • Motley, J., & Buch, C.(2016). Quality of life in dementia. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 6(9), 122 – 126. doi:10.5430/jnep.v6n9p122
  • Buch, C. L. (2015). Evaluation: Objectives vs. outcomes. In M. J. Smith, R. Carpenter, & J. J. Fitzpatrick (Eds.), Encyclopedia of nursing education. New York: Springer Publishing.
  • Oligario, G. C., Buch, C., & Piscotty, R. (2015). Nurses’ assessment of delirium with underlying dementia in end-of-life care. Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing, 17(1), 16 – 21. doi:10.1097/NJH.0000000000000099
  • Myler, L., Buch, C.,Hagerty, B., Ferrari, M., & Murphy, S. (In Press). Mentor satisfaction using a new model of clinical education. Nursing Education Perspectives. doi:10.5480/13-1091.1
  • Price, D., Buch, C., & Hagerty, B. (2015). Measuring confidence in nursing graduates within the framework of the AACN Essentials. Nursing Education Perspectives, 36(2), 116 – 117. doi: 10.5480/13-1162.1
  • Seurynck, K., Buch, C. L., Ferrari, M., & Murphy, S. (2014). Comparison of nurse mentor and instructor evaluation of clinical performance. Nursing Education Perspectives, 35(3), 195-196. doi:10.5480/12-819.1
  • Piscotty, R., Grobbel, C., & Abele, C.(2013). Initial psychometric evaluation of the nursing quality and safety self-inventory: A self-report measure of nursing students’ quality and safety knowledge, skills, and attitudes. Journal of Nursing Education, 52(5), 269 – 274. doi:10.3928/01484834-20130412-03
  • Abele, C., Penprase, B., & Ternes, R. (2013). A closer look at academic probation and attrition: What courses are predictive of nursing student success? Nurse Education Today, 33, 258 – 261. doi:10.1016/j.nedt.2011.11.017

Professional Affiliations

  • Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society of Nursing, Theta Psi Chapter
  • American Nurses Association 

School of Nursing

Human Health Building, Room 3027
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
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(248) 364-8733

M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. closed daily 12 p.m.-1 p.m.