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Mitzi M.  Saunders

Associate Professor
Coordinator, Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist Program

Mitzi M. Saunders
Contact Info:
Campus: McNichols Campus
Building: CHP
Room: 324
Phone: 734-355-2792
Mitzi M. Saunders
Areas of Expertise:
Advanced Pathophysiology (On-Line)
Clinical Nurse Specialist I and II (On-line)
Clinical Nursing
Older Adult Care
Online Pedagogy
Qualitative Research


  • PhD Nursing, Wayne State, University, 2006
  • MSN Adult CNS, Oakland University, 1995
  • BSN with Distinction, University of Kansas, 1989


Dr. Saunders is the Coordinator of the On-line Post-Master's Clinical Nurse Specialist distance education program. Dr. Saunders is committed to developing competent and compassionate providers in the role of the Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist. She is additionally the lead faculty for the CNS portion of the Nurse Educator/Clinical Nurse Specialist dual degree master's program. Dr. Saunders actively serves as a Board Member for the MI-CNS and represents the MSON on various university committees. Her research endeavors are to articulate and improve family caregiver outcomes when caring for a heart failure patient at home. Read a short interview with Professor Sauders.
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