Valdor L. Haglund C.R.N.A., M.S.

Valdor L. Haglund C.R.N.A., M.S.


Assistant Professor (Clinical)


Nurse Anesthesia

Office Location

2V Detroit Receiving Hospital







Valdor L. Haglund C.R.N.A., M.S.

Degrees and Certifications


Henry Ford Hospital
School of Nursing, Detroit, Michigan
Diploma in Nursing, 1976

Wayne State University
College of Pharmacy and Allied Health
BS in Anesthesia with Distinction, 1981

Wayne State University
College of Pharmacy and Allied Health
MS in Anesthesia, 1983

Professional experience

Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan
EXPERIENCE: Staff Nurse, Acute Trauma Unit
Coronary Care Unit

Orlando Regional Medical Center
Orlando, Florida
Staff Nurse, Emergency Department, 1977

Detroit Receiving Hospital
Detroit, Michigan
Educational Coordinator, Clinical / Didactic Instructor
Wayne State University School of Nurse Anesthesia
1981 - present

Hutzel Hospital, Detroit, Michigan
Assistant Coordinator of Anesthesia
1982 - 1986

Supervisor / Technical Consultant
Anesthesia Critical Care Stat Laboratory
Department of Anesthesia, Nov 1988 - present
Detroit Receiving Hospital, Detroit, Michigan

Military experience

United States Air Force Security Service (USAFSS)
Sergeant (E-4)
Morse Intercept Operator (Tours in Hakata, Japan & Osan, Korea)
1968 - 1972

United States Army Reserve
323rd General Hospital, Southfield, Michigan
Army Nurse Corps, Major (O-4)
1984 - 1992


  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Citation w/ gold leaf cluster
  • Air Force Overseas Ribbon
  • Air Force Good Conduct Medal
  • Air Force Length of Service Medal
  • National Defense Service Medal
  • U.S. Army Foreign Service Medal
  • U.S. Army Commendation Medal
  • U.S. Army Length of Service Ribbon

Awards and Honors

  • John F. Garde Award for Teaching Excellence, 1986
  • WSU Presidential Bonus Award, 1991
  • John F. Garde Award for Teaching Excellence, 1996
  • AANA Didactic Instructor of the Year, 1999
  • MANA Guiding Light Award, April 2003
  • Wayne State University Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences Teaching Excellence Award, 2004

Recent Publications

Nurse Anesthesia: Handbook, 2nd Edition, Nagelhout J, Zaglaniczny K, Haglund V., W.B. Saunders Company, St. Louis, 1997.

In Nurse Anesthesia: Pre-Test, Self-Assessment & Review, (Chapter on Airway / Monitoring), Edited by Gerbasi, F., McGraw-
Hill Publishers, New York, 1997.

Poster Presentation at the Year 2000 - AANA National Meeting
Nurse Anesthesia Training in Transesophageal Echocardiography: An Educational Program,
V. Haglund, CRNA,MS; B. Grover, CRNA, MS; J. Rush, CRNA, MS;
L. Peterson, RNAS