Clinical Simulation Center Staff


Barbara_McCamish.jpgBarbara McCamish, MSN, MPT, RN, CNL, CHSE
Director, Clinical Simulation Services

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Barbara directs the daily operations of the Clinical Simulation Center at Dominican University, a position she has held since 2012. Barbara has helped to guide the center to its current state of the art facility through visioning and collaborative work with team members across the university, and the generous donations of community members. Barbara obtained her Master of Science in Nursing, Leadership and Management from Sonoma State University (2006) and a Master of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Alabama, Birmingham (1987). Barbara maintains active licenses in both nursing and physical therapy. She has presented at simulation conferences nationally and is an active member of the Society of Simulation in Healthcare (SSIH), having served as Content Chair of Inter-professional education for the International Meeting of Simulation in Healthcare since 2015. Barbara is a current member of the California Simulation Alliance, the Bay Area Simulation Collaborative, and the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning.



PlaceholderElizabeth Hager, M. Div. 
Standardized Patient Educator & Simulation Technician

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Elizabeth Hager joined the School of Health and Natural Science's Clinical Simulation Center in October of 2017. As the Standardized Patient Educator, Elizabeth is responsible for training actors and student actors for simulation scenarios and student learning modules. She also creates and edits scripts, develops simulation props and creates empathy and quality assurance based materials. In her role as the Simulation Technician, Elizabeth is responsible for programming and maintaining high definition simulation manikins as well as maintaining quality lab experiences and spaces for students. Elizabeth has taught and worked in academia for over 10 years and has extensive experience in all levels of medical simulation education as well as national and international medical board licensing.