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Aruna Lal, RN, Ph.D.

Associate Professor | School of Nursing

Milwaukee, WI, UNITED STATES, Cudahy Campus Center: CC169

Dr. Aruna Lal is an expert in cultural diversity/competence in health care and race relations.

Education, Licensure and Certification

Diploma

Officers Command Leadership, Academy of Health Sciences

2015

Ph.D.

Nursing, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

2010

Diploma

Officers Leadership, Academy of Health Sciences

2003

B.S.

Nursing, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

1998

B.S.

Nutrition & Home Economics, Ambassador University

1991

RN

Wisconsin

Biography

Dr. Aruna Lal is an associate professor in the MSOE School of Nursing. She is an expert in cultural diversity/competence in health care and race relations. She teaches as a clinical faculty member in level one trauma and critical care ICU at Froedtert Hospital and Aurora Health Care. Lal is a major in the United States Army Reserve and has served in a combat support hospital. She teaches combat medics, pre-hospital trauma life support, and combat life saver classes.

Areas of Expertise

Home EconomicsNursingNursing EducationNutrition

Accomplishments

United States Army Reserve

Service Medal Award 2013

United States Army Reserve

Army Commendation Medal, for Excellence in Military Nursing 2016

United States Army Reserve

Promoted to Chief Nurse 2016

United States Army Reserve

Nominated for US Armed Forces Nurse Award 2014

Herzing University “Instructor of the Year” award

2012

Affiliations

  • Golden Key International Honor Society : Member
  • Wisconsin Nurses Association (WNA) : Member
  • Sigma Theta Tau Internationals Honor Society of Nursing : Eta NU Chapter

Event and Speaking Appearances

Poster Presentation

13th Annual Women’s Leadership Conference  UW-Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2008

Keynote Speaker

Women’s Health, Worrier Wellness Fair  US Army Reserve Center, Milwaukee, WI, 2008

Keynote Speaker, Leadership in a Multicultural Organization

Workforce Diversity  Columbia – St. Mary’s Hospital, 2006

Empowering International Students for Further Education

MATC  2011

Poster Presentation

Racine Women’s Club for Breast Cancer Prevention  UW-Milwaukee, 2004