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laurie badzek

Laurie A. Badzek

Dean and Professor

201 Nursing Sciences Building
University Park

Phone: 814-863-0245



  • LLM, DePaul University
  • JD, West Virginia University
  • MS, DePaul University
  • BSN, West Virginia University

Select Honors and Awards

  • 2017 ASBH Cornerstone Award for the ANA Center for Ethics and Human Rights
  • 2017 AACN Wharton Executive Leadership Fellow
  • 2016 ISONG International Genomics Nursing Research Award
  • 2016 ASAE Silver Award for “ANA Year of Ethics 2015”
  • 2015 West Virginia University Professor Emeritus
  • 2011 West Virginia University Convocation Invited Speaker
  • 2011 Induction as Fellow in Academy of Nursing (FAAN)
  • 2010 WVUSON Golden Graduate Recognition
  • 2009 WVU Full Professor Salary Enhancement Achievement
  • 2007 AACN Leadership for Academic Nursing Fellow (LANP)
  • 2006 Inducted into the National Academies of Practice (FNAP)
  • 2006 WVUSON Recognition during Honors Weekend
  • 2005 American Association of Nurse Attorneys Outstanding Education Section Member Award
  • 2003 WVU School of Nursing Innovative Teaching Award
  • 2001 Nephrology Nursing Journal Writing Award for Research

Licensure and Certification

  • 1990-present WV State Bar active
  • 1995-present US Supreme Court Bar Admission 6/19/95
  • 1979-present West Virginia Nursing License (inactive 2015)
  • 1991-present IL Nursing License (inactive 1992)
  • 2014- present Florida Nursing License active
  • 2015-present North Carolina Nursing License active