Peggy Ann Ursuy, Ph.D., MSN, MA, RN, PPCNP-BC

Peggy Ursuy

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Systems, Populations and Leadership
Room 2343 400NIB

University of Michigan School of Nursing
400 North Ingalls Building
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5482

Telephone: (734) 763-7105
Fax: (734) 936-5525


  • Pediatrics
  • Adolescent health
  • Transition
  • Nursing education
  • Program evaluation
Dr. Ursuy’s clinical background is in pediatrics, OB, and adult med/surg. Her practice background stems from over 20 years experience in nursing. In addition to her current nursing practice, she has worked in the areas of case management, protection of human subjects review committee, and general management. Her most recent work has been in the area of interprofessional simulation, particularly in developing and coordinating the nursing aspect of team-based training.
She also is very engaged in nursing program evaluation and developing instruments to trend and report data. Her other interests include online teaching and learning. She has developed learning modules for various topics. She enjoys the challenge of creating new online courses and creating and integrating stimulating audio/visual content and learning activities to foster student engagement and learning.


Dr. Ursuy’s teaching experience is centered on undergraduate students. She has previously taught pediatrics in the classroom setting, but now concentrates her teaching expertise in the clinical setting. She has been teaching for nearly ten years with teaching expertise in pediatrics, OB, fundamentals, adult medical-surgical care, health promotion, disaster planning and leadership. Dr. Ursuy has a diverse teaching background through classroom, clinical, simulation lab and online teaching.

Affiliations / Service

  • Board Member-Region 4 Representative, American Nurses Association (ANA) - Michigan
  • Treasurer, ANA-Michigan Region 4
  • Member, American Nurses Association (ANA)
  • Member, Sigma Theta Tau International, Theta Chi Chapter
  • Member, National Association Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)


  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care, Duke University, NC, 2016
  • PhD, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO, 2015
  • MA, Educational Technology, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO, 2007
  • MSN, Saginaw Valley State University, University Center, MI, 2004
  • BSN, Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI, 1999

Publication Highlights

  • Vance, S. & Bruns, P., (2008). Review of Elsevier’s Procedures Consult Website [Publication Review]. (Ms. Ursuy published under the name Peggy Bruns.)

  • Bruns-Hahn, P., Huffman, J., & Roethlisberger, K., (2004). Accuracy of Tympanic Thermometers [Brochure]. Saginaw, MI. (Ms. Ursuy published under the name Peggy Bruns-Hahn.)