Amanda F. Hopkins earned a B.S.N. in 1999 from the University of Illinois at Chicago where she later received her M.S. (2005) and Ph.D. (2010).
Prior to joining the faculty at Illinois Wesleyan University in 2013, Dr. Hopkins held the titles of teaching assistant, teaching associate and clinical instructor for a number of undergraduate and graduate courses at the University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing, Urbana Regional Program.
As a nurse researcher and advocate for vulnerable populations, Dr. Hopkins has pursued her passion for family systems supporting children with chronic conditions and addressing health disparities of culturally diverse families. Her publications and professional presentations make her a leader in addressing healthcare needs of underrepresented and disenfranchised groups. Issues of diversity and inclusion are foundational to Dr. Hopkins' community engagement.
Dr. Hopkins is a member of American Nurses Association - Illinois, Sigma Theta Tau International, Midwest Nursing Research Society, and the International Family Nursing Association. She has received several accolades for her excellence in teaching and leadership including Illinois Board of Higher Education Nurse Educator Fellowship (2014) and American Nurses Association 40 Under 40 Emerging Nurse Leaders (2015).
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