Dr. Madeline Wake
Office Phone
(414) 288-7878

Healthcare leadership, nursing systems

Highest Degree and Institution
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Brief Statement of Scholarly Interests
The area of my scholarship has been effective nursing care delivery systems with emphasis on components of shared governance, nursing language, and research utilization. I am also interested in health disparities, international nursing and end-of-life care.

Titles of Courses Recently Taught

Selected Publications
Wake, M.M. & Walters, J. F. (2011). From the C-suite to the front line. Nurse Leader. (In press)

Wake, M, & Coenen, A. (2005). International Classification for Nursing Practice. In J. Fitzpatrick & M. Wallace (Eds). Encyclopedia of Nursing Research. p.30-302. Springer: New York.

Wake, M. & Coenen, A. (1999). Nursing diagnosis in the international classification for nursing practice. Nursing Diagnosis, 9(3), 111-118.

Wake, M.M. & Miller, J.F. (1992) Multi-national perspectives on interventions for hopelessness. Clinical Nursing Research, 1(4), 347-365.

Wake, M.M. (1990). Nursing care delivery systems: Status and vision. Journal of Nursing Administration, 20 (5), 47-51.

Grants or Awards
Wisconsin Nursing Redesign, Faye McBeath Foundation, 2002. International Classification for Nursing Practice Validation Study, International Council of Nurses, 1996. Professional Nurse Traineeship Grants, USPHS Division of Nursing 1993-2002.

Professional Memberships
Currently, I serve as on the board of Youthaiti and on the Milwaukee Lifecourse Initiative for Healthy Families Addressing Social Determinants (of Infant Mortality among African Americans) Task Force. 

I recently completed terms as chairperson of the Aurora VNA Board and member of the Blood Center of Wisconsin Board and the St. Francis DeSales Seminary Board. I have served in leadership positions with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, International Council of Nurses, Jesuit Conference of Chief Academic Officers, Densford International Center for Nursing Leadership, University of Pittsburgh Nursing Board of Visitors,  and the American Diabetes Association — WI Affiliate.


College of Nursing Mission Statement

Through a transformational Catholic, Jesuit education, Marquette University College of Nursing prepares nurse leaders to promote health, healing and social justice for all people through clinical practice and development of nursing knowledge.