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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.

Debbie Britt

Adjunct Instructor in Nursing | deborah-britt@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2011

Areas of expertise

My work experience and passion is in neonatal intensive care and pediatric nursing. I love working with babies, children, and families and consider it a privilege to be part of their care team. During my time at Bethel, I've enjoyed leading pediatric clinicals and pediatric simulation, and coordinating for pediatric homecare experiences.

David Cheesebrow

Associate Professor of Nursing | d-cheesebrow@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2007

Areas of expertise

Emergency Nursing both adult and pediatric care. Critical Care nursing. Simulation learning, Health Policy. CAM therapy and Holistic Nursing

Bethany Gerdin

Instructor in Nursing | andbet@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2013

Areas of expertise

Current staff RN at University of MN Medical Center, Fairview in adult blood and marrow transplant (BMT). Currently pursuing PhD in Nursing from University of MN with a focus on nursing ethics. Dissertation title is "The Process Used by Family Surrogate Decision Makers to Withdraw Life-Sustaining Treatments in the BMT Population."

Kristi Gustafson

Assistant Professor in Nursing | kristina-gustafson@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2002

Areas of expertise

Pediatric inpatient and home-care experience. Current staff RN in the float team at Children's Hospitals and Clinics (St. Paul campus)

Ketty Holt

Adjunct Assistant Professor in Nursing | holket@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2004

Areas of expertise

Adult med-surg, intensive care, staff development, patient education and cardiac rehab. Completing PhD with dissertation focus on affective learning through simulation

Debra Lamb

Lab Assistant in Nursing | del34899@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2008

Laura Nugteren

Adjunct Instructor in Nursing | laura-nugteren@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2010

Areas of expertise

Adult critical care and cardiovascular care

Jone Tiffany

Associate Professor of Nursing | tifjon@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2001-2006, 2010

Areas of expertise

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 conferences. A member of the HealthEast Care System Board of Directors

Amy Witt

Associate Professor of Nursing, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner | a-witt@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2007

Areas of expertise

Medical Surgical nursing, surgical intensive care, trauma, forensic nursing. Currently pursuing Ph.D. in Nursing with dissertation focus on the cultural competence of Baccalaureate nursing students. Currently also practicing as a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE-RN). Previously served on the Minnesota Board of Nursing.

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