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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

Kristi Gustafson

Kristi Gustafson

Program Director | kristina-gustafson@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2012

Practice expertise in pediatric nursing. Special interests in simulation, promoting student success, and supporting transition to practice.

Faculty

Beth Anderson

Beth Anderson

Associate Professor | beth-anderson@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2016

Education and leadership roles in population focused health care, public health nursing, community health, health education/health promotion, psychiatric/mental health nursing, care coordination, community-based care, elder care, use of simulation in nursing education, evidence-based practice, cultural nursing education

Linda Anderson

Linda Anderson

Professor of Nursing | l-anderson@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 1990

Public health nursing, pediatrics, evidence-based practice, and health assessment. Special interest in preceptor development for public health nurses including school and faith community nurses.

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Tara Cheath

Adjunct Instructor of Nursing | tac64455@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2018

Adjunct Instructor of Nursing

Diane Dahl

Diane Dahl

Dean of Nursing, Social Work, and Community Health | diane-dahl@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 1998

Curriculum development; Program assessment; Accreditation; Students with disabilities in healthcare education programs; Online education

Julie De Haan

Julie De Haan

Associate Professor of Nursing | jad36622@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2011

Wide range of nursing experience including PICU, adult medical ICU, outpatient services, private duty, clinic nursing, and telemetry; teaches ECG class

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Tori Furlong

Adjunct Instructor of Nursing | v-furlong@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2020

Adjunct Instructor of Nursing

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Wendy Hemme

Adjunct Professor | wendyhemme@gmail.com | Started at Bethel: 2017

Wendy Hemme graduated from the nursing program at Bethel University in 2003. She worked as a pediatric Registered Nurse for 9 years before going back to school for her Master's degree. She gained experience in pediatric emergency and intensive care before graduating from the University of Pennsylvania in 2012 with her MSN in the Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program. She teaches as an adjunct professor at Bethel University and works for the City of Minneapolis as an Adolescent N. . . read more.

Bradley Lind

Bradley Lind

Adjunct Instructor of Nursing | brl56546@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2019

Adjunct Instructor of Nursing

Kimberley Meyer

Kimberley Meyer

Associate Professor of Nursing | k-meyer@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 1997

Dr. Meyer has been teaching since 1989 in nursing theory, fundamentals of nursing, ethics, psychiatric mental health nursing in the undergraduate program; theory and nurse educator courses in the MSN program, theory in the DNP program, and psychopathology in the marriage and family therapy master's program at Bethel Seminary. Areas of specific interest include: theory, ethics, mental health and mental illness in society and the church, women's issues, and innovations in nursing education.. . . read more.

Alicia Murphy

Alicia Murphy

Adjunct Faculty | akm98837@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2020

I am a registered nurse teaching in the post-baccalaureate nursing program. I have been a nurse for over twenty years and have worked in various clinical settings. I have taught in both BSN and MSN programs in the traditional and online classrooms. My primary teaching focus is nursing assessment, pharmacology, pathophysiology, and leadership.

Amy Witt

Amy Witt

Associate Professor | a-witt@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2007

Wide range of nursing experience, including surgical intensive care and trauma, medical surgical nursing, and forensic nursing as a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner. Completed Ph.D. in Nursing with the dissertation focus on the cultural competence of Baccalaureate nursing students. Previously served on the Minnesota Board of Nursing. Current research interest is the impact collaborative testing has on longterm retention in Baccalaureate nursing students. Certified Nurse Educator (CNE).. . . read more.