Our professors are distinguished scholars, active researchers, published writers, and faithful Christians who demonstrate what it means to be both Christ-followers and leaders in their academic fields. As mentors and role models, they play a huge role in the integration of faith and learning at Bethel.
Program Directors & Lead Faculty
Program Director and Associate Professor | email@example.com | Started at Bethel: 2007
Nursing Leadership, curriculum management, educational program development, assessment and evaluation, worked in administrative roles in associate degree nursing and allied health programs. Research Interests: Nursing Leadership and innovative program development.
Adjunct Instructor in Nursing | firstname.lastname@example.org | Started at Bethel: 1994
Connie is a registered nurse who teaches in the leadership and philosophy courses for the degree completion program. In practice, her areas of expertise are geriatrics and home health care where she provides consultation related to regulatory and compliance issues as well as program development.
Professor of Nursing | email@example.com | Started at Bethel: 2006
Education and leadership roles in adult critical care; leadership in associate-degree nursing education; cultural nursing education; adult medical/surgical nursing in undergraduate education; use of simulation in nursing education; nursing education research; leadership in local chapter of STTI, the honor society of nursing
Professor of Nursing | firstname.lastname@example.org | Started at Bethel: 2002
Cultural diversity, Cross-cultural childbearing and child-rearing families, Evidence-based practice, obstetrics, mentoring students for international experiences, cross-cultural research, research especially qualitative.
Adjunct Instructor in Nursing | email@example.com | Started at Bethel: 2015
With a BSN and MPH, Judy has worked in China for the last 23 years. During the last 15 years she worked first in rickets prevention, and most recently in diabetes prevention. Her team completed a translation research project funded by a grant from the International Diabetes Federation, adapting the Diabetes Prevention Project to north China.
Acting Associate Dean of Nursing | firstname.lastname@example.org | Started at Bethel: 1982
Dr. Peterson's areas of interest include mental health nursing, nursing care of the elderly, gerontology, end of life care, nursing curriculum development and assessment, and the theology of suffering. Her publications and presentations primarily focus on faith and health integration, suffering, and professional boundaries.
Adjunct Instructor | email@example.com | Started at Bethel: 2008
Clinical experience includes work in home health, hospice, critical care units, medical-surgical, and obstetrics. Extensive experience leading quality improvement programs related to hospital, home health care, patient safety, and palliative care.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing | firstname.lastname@example.org | Started at Bethel: 1983
Sue’s nursing and teaching career has focused on maternal/child health. She has published a number of articles related to spiritual care and faith development in children. Sue has also done research and published in the area of perinatal bereavement. In addition to teaching, she is currently working as a Perinatal Nurse Navigator.
Adjunct Associate Professor of Nursing | email@example.com | Started at Bethel: 2001-2006, 2010
Wide range of nursing experience including NICU, Pediatrics, Adult Med-Surg, Obstetrics, Psych/Mental Health. Teaches OB orientation classes for Allina Health System, and has worked in staff development at Abbott Northwestern Hospital. Research interests: Innovative teaching/learning strategies including the use of Virtual Worlds for Nursing Education. Has presented her doctoral project on the use of Virtual Platforms for teaching inclusivity in nursing education at local and international . . . read more.