Casey Hopper, DNP, RN

Assistant Professor

2127 Weston Hall

Professional Experience:

Psychiatric, Legal Consultant, Med/Surg, Cath Lab, Director of Nursing, and Home Health and Hospice 

Personal Experience:

  • First generation college student.
  • Pell Grant recipient.

Academic Experience:

  • Andriacchi, M., Hopper, C., Stein, A., Nye, R., & Taylor, K. (2023). Animal Assisted Interventions on a College Campus to Improve Wellness: Adventures with the NMU Wildpups! Journal of Nursing Education 62(11), 631-637.  DOI: 10.3928/01484834-20230906-05. 
  • Stein, Andriacchi, Taylor, Hopper, & Nye. (2022). NMU Wildpups- Animal Assisted Therapy. Upper Peninsula Teaching & Learning Conference – Marquette MI, 2022.
  • Hopper. (2022). Poster presentation at the state of Reducing Anxiety, Stress, and Burnout in Nursing Staff Through the Use of Animal Assisted Therapy to Improve Patient Outcomes. State nursing conference MI Nursing Summit 2022 Conference – Traverse City MI, 2022.
  • Andriacchi, Hopper, Stein, Taylor & Nye. (2022) Poster co-presentation “Adventures with the Northern Michigan University Wildpups”. State nursing conference MI Nursing Summit 2022 Conference - 2022, Marquette MI, 2022.
  • Co-presented “Adventures with the Northern Michigan University Wildpups” at the national Lily Conference for Higher Education. - Traverse City, MI, 2022.
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