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.
Department Chair, Professor of Nursing and Program Director | email@example.com | 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.
Adjunct Instructor in Nursing | firstname.lastname@example.org | Started at Bethel: 2011
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.
Professor of Nursing | c-clark@bethel | Started at Bethel: 2009
Published research and presentations on professional socialization of nursing students, theory of socialization of clinical nursing faculty, and support needs of immigrant Somali mothers in Minnesota; co-authored article on online orientation; focus on leadership, research, and online learning; C.N.E
Associate Professor of Nursing | email@example.com | Started at Bethel: 1985
Specialty area of Women's Health; teaching in courses related to cultural diversity/cultural competence; ongoing research in promotion of undergraduate student success; contributing author for the Student TXT column in the Journal of Christian Nursing.
Assistant Professor of Nursing | firstname.lastname@example.org | Started at Bethel: 2013
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."
Professor of Nursing and Community Engagement Coordinator | email@example.com | Started at Bethel: 2009
Community engagement, academic and community collaboration/partnerships, intercultural learning, inter-professional education and practice, advance practice nursing, population focused health care, health equity, and health policy.
Professor of Nursing | firstname.lastname@example.org | 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
Associate Professor of Nursing | email@example.com | 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 graduate program and psychopathology in the marriage and family therapy 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.
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.
Professor of Nursing | email@example.com | 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.
Professor of Nursing | firstname.lastname@example.org | Started at Bethel: 2006
Over twenty years experience in cardiovascular patient care, maintains clinical expertise as staff RN at United Hospital and teaching ECG classes for Allina Hospitals and Clinics. Research and publications in the areas of health-related quality of life in cardiovascular patients (coronary artery bypass, aortic stenosis, left ventricular assist of devices); staff nurse development and precepting; implementation of practice guidelines; and education on cardiac monitoring for nurses.. . . read more.
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.
Associate Professor of Nursing | firstname.lastname@example.org | Started at Bethel: 2007
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.