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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 | | Started at Bethel: 2012

Pediatric nursing, currently practicing at Children's Minnesota. Special interests in simulation, promoting student success, and supporting transition to practice.


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Wendy Hemme

Adjunct Professor | | 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.

Alicia Murphy

Alicia Murphy

Adjunct Faculty | | 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.