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Faculty

You want to learn from the best. At ADU, our expert faculty has decades of experience in both nursing and education. Their diverse specialties and practice backgrounds can serve as your sounding board throughout your online BSN. Their involvement in the nation’s leading nursing associations and advocacy groups informs their expansive perspectives that can help strengthen yours. The best part? Their commitment to evolving healthcare includes elevating nurses like you in a supportive online learning environment.

Amanda D. Raffenaud has been teaching health administration courses for more than 10 years.

Amanda D. Raffenaud

Amanda Raffenaud has been teaching health administration courses for more than 10 years and thoroughly enjoys connecting with students in the classroom. She is passionate about assisting students with the knowledge and skills they need to progress within their health administration career. She joined the faculty at Adventist University of Health Sciences in 2016, after previously teaching at the University of Central Florida. Professor Raffenaud graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor’s in Health Services Administration and went on to receive a Master’s in Health Services Administration in 2006. As a graduate student, she assisted nonprofit organizations with the development of organizational infrastructure, including strategic planning. She has published articles in the Journal of Healthcare Management, Health Care Management Science, and the Health Informatics Journal. She has also contributed to multiple textbooks related to the health administration field. Professor Raffenaud has also presented at local and national conferences on her various research topics. As an academician, she is dedicated to advancing the health administration field through research contributions, as well as equipping students and future leaders.