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Nurse-Midwifery Faculty

Master of Science

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.

Jane Wrede

Program Director and Associate Professor of Nursing | j-wrede@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2014

Areas of expertise

Reproductive Health Topics, Advanced Practice Nurses in Rural Practice, and Nursing Education Program Development.

Laurel McKeever

Adjunct Faculty | lam96432@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: Fall 2015

Areas of expertise

I have been in Nursing since 1983, graduated from the U of M in 2010. I worked as a CNM at Mayo Clinic for 2 years before moving back to Hutchinson were I work full time at Glencoe Regional Health Services in a full scope practice. My passion is for Women's Health with a focus on teen pregnan. . . read more.

Julie Ann Vingers

Assistant Professor of Nursing | j-vingers@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2011

Areas of expertise

Dissertation research on lateral violence in nursing and nursing education. Nursing experience in Mental Health and Maternal-Child nursing. Fifteen years spent working as Certified Nurse Midwife serving a diverse population of women. Currently teaching in the M.S. in Nurse-Midwifery program

Katrina Wu

Nurse-Midwifery Instructor | katrina-wu@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2014

Areas of expertise

Katrina is a practicing, full-scope nurse-midwife with experience in home and birth center birth and developing women’s healthcare services. Her clinical interests include family planning, integrative medicine, improving racial and cultural diversity among midwives, and increasing access to m. . . read more.

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