Allen College

Nursing Faculty

       ADJUNCT FACULTY


Full- and Part-time Faculty

 

Suzanne Bellinger

Associate Professor
Phone: (319) 226-2043
E-mail:  Suzanne.Bellinger@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: Mon 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. or by appointment

Education: B.S.N., Mount Mercy College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; M.S.N., Allen College; D.N.P., Grand Canyon University

Certification: Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Instructor; Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS); Association of Women's Health Obstetric & Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) Advanced and Intermediate Fetal Monitoring; Inpatient Obstetric Nursing (RNC-OB); Certified in Electronic Fetal Monitoring (C-EFM)

Licensed by the state of Iowa as a Registered Nurse (RN)


Gabrielle Boysen

Assistant Professor 
Phone: (319) 226-2046
E-mail: Gabrielle.Boysen@allencollege.edu  
Office Hours: By appointment only

Education: A.D.N., Riverland Community College; B.S.N., Allen College; M.S.N., Allen College; D.N.P., Allen College; Post-Graduate Certificate in Pediatric Acute Care, Creighton University

Certification: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center; ACLS; BLS; PALS; TNCC

Licensed by the state of Iowa as a Registered Nurse (RN) and an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP)


Peggy Broadie
Assistant Professor 
Phone: (319) 226-2029
E-mail: Peggy.Broadie@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: Mon 2:30 - 4 p.m.; Tue 2 - 3:30 p.m.

Education: B.S.N., University of Iowa; M.S.N., Allen College

Licensed by the state of Iowa as a Registered Nurse (RN)


Lisa Brodersen
Professor and Coordinator of Institutional Research and Effectiveness
Phone: (319) 226-2034
E-mail:  Lisa.Brodersen@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: Wed 2 - 5 p.m. or by appointment from 2 - 5 p.m. M. T. TH. F.

Education: Diploma, Mercy School of Nursing in Des Moines; B.S.N., Grand View College in Des Moines; M.A. in Nursing, University of Iowa; M.A. in English, University of Northern Iowa; Ed.D., University of Northern Iowa; Ph.D. candidate, Saint Louis University 

Licensed by the state of Iowa as a Registered Nurse (RN)


Dana Clasen
Professor and Director, Doctor of Nursing Practice Program
Phone: (319) 226-2042
E-mail: Dana.Clasen@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: Wed 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. or by appointment

Education: B.S.N., Allen College; M.S.N., Clarke University; D.N.P., Clarke University

Licensed by the state of Iowa as a Registered Nurse (RN)


Jennifer Coleman
Assistant Professor
Phone: (319) 226-2038
E-mail:  Jennifer.Coleman@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: Tue noon - 2 p.m.; Wed noon - 3 p.m. or by appointment

Education: B.S.N., University of Iowa; M.S.N., University of Iowa 

Licensed by the state of Iowa as a Registered Nurse (RN) and an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP)


Jennifer Edeker

Associate Professor
Phone: (319) 226-2079
E-mail: Jennifer.Edeker@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: Tue 8:15 - 11:15 a.m.

Education: B.S.N., St. Paul College of Iloilo; M.S.N., Allen College; D.N.P., University of Iowa

Certification: Family Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center

Licensed by the state of Iowa as a Registered Nurse (RN) and as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP)


Alisha Engel
Associate Professor
Phone: (319) 226-2083
E-mail: Alisha.Engel@unitypoint.org
Office Hours: By appointment

Education: B.S.N., Allen College; M.S.N., Allen College; D.N.P., Graceland University

Licensed by the state of Iowa as a Registered Nurse (RN)


Michele Friedman

Professor
Phone: (319) 226-2067
E-mail: Michele.Friedman@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: Wed 8 - 9 a.m. by appointment

Education: B.S.N., Allen College; M.S.N., Allen College; D.N.P., Allen College

Certification: Family Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center; Advanced Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse (ACHPN), National Board for Certification of Hospice and Palliative Nurses; Certified Nurse Educator (CNE)

Licensed by the state of Iowa as a Registered Nurse (RN) and as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP)


Kay Froehner
Associate Professor
Phone: (319) 226-2036
E-mail: Kay.Froehner@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: Tue 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. or by appointment

Education: B.S.N., Winona State University; M.A.E., University of Northern Iowa; M.S.N., University of Iowa

Licensed by the state of Iowa as a Registered Nurse (RN)


Suzanne Gettman
Associate Professor 
Phone: (319) 226-2033
E-mail: Suzanne.Gettman@allencollege.edu  
Office Hours: Mon 8 - noon by appointment

Education: B.S.N., Mount Mercy College; M.S.N., University of Iowa; FNP Post-Graduate Certificate, Allen College

Certification: Family Nurse Practitioner, American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Licensed by the state of Iowa as a Registered Nurse (RN) and as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP)


Christa Glaser
Assistant Professor
Phone: (319) 226-2069
E-mail: Christa.Glaser@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: Mon 10 - noon; Tue 9 - 11 a.m.

Education: B.S.N., University of Iowa; M.S.N., Allen College

Licensed by the state of Iowa as a Registered Nurse (RN)


Kristen Grapp
Assistant Professor
Phone: (319) 226-2096
E-mail: Kristen.Grapp@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: 

Education: A.D.N., Hawkeye Community College; B.S.N., Allen College; M.S.N., Allen College

Certification: Family Nurse practitioner, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Licensed by the state of Iowa as a Registered Nurse (RN)


Kristen Jasper

Associate Professor and Nurse practitioner Clinical Director
Phone: (319) 226-2095
E-mail: Kristen.Jasper2@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: Mon 10 - 11:30 a.m. & 2 - 3:30 p.m.

Education: B.S.N., Mount Mercy University; M.S.N., Allen College

Licensed by the state of Iowa as a Registered Nurse (RN)


Jennifer Jass
Assistant Professor
Phone: (319) 226-2079
E-mail: Jennifer.Jass@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: Mon 8 - 10 a.m. & by appointment

Education: B.S.N., Allen College; M.S.N., Allen College; D.N.P., Oregon Health & Science University; Post-Graduate Psychiatric Nursing Capstone Certificate, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Certification: Family Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center; Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center

Licensed by the state of Iowa as a Registered Nurse (RN) and as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP)


Lisa Jurgensen
Assistant Professor 
Phone: (319) 226-2142
E-mail: Lisa.Jurgensen2@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: Mon noon - 2 p.m. & by appointment

Education: B.S.N., Allen College; M.S.N., Allen College

Licensed by the state of Iowa as a Registered Nurse (RN)


Tara Kaiser
Associate Professor 
Phone: (319) 226-2061
E-mail: Tara.Kaiser@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: By appointment only

Education: B.A., Wartburg College; B.S.N., Allen College; M.S.N., Allen College

Certification: Family Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center

Licensed by the state of Iowa as a Registered Nurse (RN) and as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP)


Holly McClintock
Assistant Professor 
Phone: (319) 226-2039
E-mail: Holly.McClintock@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: By appointment

Education: B.S.N., Allen Collge; M.S.N., Allen College

Certification: Certified Psych/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Licensed by the state of Iowa as a Registered Nurse (RN) and an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner


Maria Metcalf
Associate Professor
Phone: (319) 226-2064
E-mail: Maria.Metcalf@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: By appointment

Education: Diploma, Allen Memorial Hospital School of Nursing; B.S.N., Allen College; M.S.N. with a Education Focus, Allen College; Post-Master's Certificate in Adult Nurse Practitioner, Saint Louis University

Certification: Adult Nurse Practitioner, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Licensed by the state of Iowa as a Registered Nurse (RN) and as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP)


Abigail Nieman
Associate Professor
Phone: (319) 226-2045
E-mail:  Abigail.Nieman@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: Tue 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Education: A.D.N., Hawkeye Community College; B.S.N., Kaplan University; M.S.N., Walden University; D.N.P., Allen College

Certification: ACLS. PALS

Licensed by the state of Iowa as a Registered Nurse (RN)


Ashley Ollendieck
Associate Professor and Clinical and Simulation Lab Coordinator
Phone: (319) 226-2041
E-mail: Ashley.Ollendieck@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: Mon noon - 2 p.m.

Education: B.S.N., Allen College; M.S.N., Allen College; D.N.P., Clarke University

Certification: Certified Nurse Educator (CNE); Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE)

Licensed by the state of Iowa as a Registered Nurse (RN)


Cristina Ortiz
Associate Professor and Director, Master of Science in Nursing Program
Phone: (319) 226-2093
E-mail:  Cristina.Ortiz@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: Wed 10 a.m. - noon or by appointment

Education: B.S.N., Allen College; M.S.N., Allen College; Ed.D., Allen College

Certification: Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) 

Licensed by the state of Iowa as a Registered Nurse (RN)


Erin Peters
Professor
Phone: (319) 226-2094
E-mail:  Erin.Peters@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: Wed 10:30 a.m. - noon

Education: A.D.N., Indian Hills College; B.S.N., University of Iowa; M.S.N., Allen College; Post-Graduate Certificate in Simulation Education, Bryan College of Health Sciences; Ed.D., Allen College

Licensed by the state of Iowa as a Registered Nurse (RN)


Shawn Plunkett
Assistant Professor
Phone: (319) 226-2026
E-mail:  Shawn.Plunkett@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: By appointment

Education: B.S.N., Allen College; M.S.N., Allen College

Licensed by the state of Iowa as a Registered Nurse (RN) and an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP)


Julie Ritland
Professor
Phone: (319) 226-2092
E-mail: Julie.Ritland@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: 

Education: B.S.N., University of Iowa; M.S.N., University of Iowa; D.N.P., University of Iowa

Certification: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Nursing Certification Board

Licensed by the state of Iowa as a Registered Nurse (RN)


Zoe Schaefer
Associate Professor
Phone: (319) 226-2030
E-mail:  Zoe.Schaefer@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: Wed 8 - 9 a.m. & 4 - 5 p.m.

Education: Diploma, Allen Memorial Hospital School of Nursing; B.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.S.N., Allen College; FNP Post-Master's Certificate, Allen College 

Certification: Family Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center

Licensed by the state of Iowa as a Registered Nurse (RN) and Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP)


April Schmitz
Assistant Professor
Phone: (319) 226-2088
E-mail:  April.Schmitz@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: Wed by appointment only

Education: B.S.N., University of Iowa; M.S.N., Rush University; D.N.P., University of Iowa

Certification: Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Acute Care, Pediatric Nursing Certification Board

Licensed by the state of Iowa as a Registered Nurse (RN)


Sarah Steele  

Professor
Phone: (319) 226-2084
E-mail:  Sarah.Steele@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: Mon noon - 1:30 p.m.; Thur 10:45 - 11:45 a.m. or by appointment

Education: B.S.N., University of Iowa; M.S.N., University of Iowa; D.N.P., Rush University

Certification: Certified Nurse Educator (CNE); Certified Online Instructor

Licensed by the state of Iowa as a Registered Nurse (RN)


Allison Stone
Associate Professor
Phone: (319) 226-2531
E-mail: Allison.Stone@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: Mon 11 a.m - noon & 2 - 2:30 p.m.; Thur 1 - 3 p.m. or by appointment

Education: B.S.N., Allen College; M.S.N., Allen College; D.N.P., Clarke University 

Licensed by the state of Iowa as a Registered Nurse (RN) 


Gina Tenge 
Assistant Professor
Phone: (319) 226-2530
E-mail: Gina.Tenge@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: Mon & Wed noon - 1 p.m.

Education: B.S.N., Allen College; M.S.N., Allen College

Licensed by the state of Iowa as a Registered Nurse (RN)


Anna Wehling Weepie
Professor and Assistant Dean, Nursing
Phone: (319) 226-2037
E-mail: Anna.Weepie@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: Tue 1 - 3 p.m.; Wed 2 - 3 p.m.

Education: B.S.N., Allen College; M.S.N., University of Iowa; D.N.P., Rush University 

Certification: Certified Nurse Educator (CNE); Certified Online Instructor

Licensed by the state of Iowa as a Registered Nurse (RN)


Diane Young

Professor
Phone: (319) 226-2047
E-mail: Diane.Young@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: Mon noon - 1 p.m. or by appointment

Education: B.S.N., University of Iowa; M.S.N., University of Minnesota; Ph.D., University of Iowa; Post-Master's Certificate in Gerontological Practitioner, Saint Louis University

Certification: Gerontological Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center

Licensed by the state of Iowa as a Registered Nurse (RN) and an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP)