The faculty of the University of Portland School of Nursing faculty brings their deep nursing expertise to life as educators. As lifelong learners, our faculty are involved in a number of areas of research including ethical dilemmas in nursing, best practices for clinical education, nursing workforce retention, integrative health, capacity building in disadvantaged communities, and many others. Each faculty member embodies our values of social justice, academic excellence, integrity, and compassion, and all are committed to educating nurse leaders of the future.
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Erica Bailey, MS, RN, CNE, instructor, and certified nurse educator, is a May 2016 School of Nursing master of science in nursing education graduate. Her areas of interest include promoting health equity, nursing education and serving vulnerable populations.
Mallie Kozy, PhD, RN, professor, has been in nursing education for over 20 years. New to UP this fall, she is teaching nursing theory and knowing and applied population health nursing in a multicultural context. Her practice interests include mental health and population health.
Joanne Olsen, PhD, RN, CPHQ, CPSO, assistant professor, joined the School of Nursing this fall, and has experience in practical, professional and academic leadership positions. Her primary areas of interest include leadership, managing complex organizations and performance improvement.