Allen College

Nursing Faculty

       ADJUNCT FACULTY


Full- and Part-time Faculty

 

Teresa Anderson 
Assistant Professor
Phone: (319) 226-2092
E-mail:  Teresa.Anderson@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: Mon 2 - 3 p.m. & by appointment

Education: Diploma, Allen Memorial Hospital School of Nursing; B.S.N., Allen College; M.S.N., Allen College

Certification: Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

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


Suzanne Bellinger
Associate Professor
Phone: (319) 226-2043
E-mail:  Suzanne.Bellinger@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: Mon 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. & 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)


Holly Benning
Assistant Professor
Phone:(319) 226-2026
E-mail: Holly.Benning@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: Wed 10 -11 a.m. (virtual) & by appointment

Education: B.S.N., Coe College; M.S.N., Capella University

Certification: Certified Nurse Educator (CNE); Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN); ACLS; PALS; TNCC; NRP; ENPC

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: Tue 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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

Certification: Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) 

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. & by appointment after 2 p.m.

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)


Gale Carlson
Professor
Phone: (319) 226-2086
E-mail:  Gale.Carlson@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: Tue 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.; Wed 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. & by appointment

Education: B.A., University of Northern Iowa; B.S.N., Allen College; M.S.N., Allen College; Ed.D. University of Northern Iowa

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


Shari Cary
Assistant Professor
Phone: (319) 226-2096
E-mail:  Shari.Cary@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: Mon 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Education: B.S.N., Allen College; M.S.N. with a Family Nurse Practitioner Focus, Allen College 

Certification: Family Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center; Certified Nurse Educator (CNE)

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


Dana Clasen
Associate 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. & 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: Mon 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. & 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)


Ruselle DeBonis
Professor, Nurse Practitioner Education Coordinator and R.J. McElroy Professorship
Phone: (319) 226-2022
E-mail:  Ruselle.Debonis@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: Mon & Tue 10 a.m. - noon; Wed 9 a.m. - noon; Fri by appointment

Education: B.S.N., University of Iowa; M.A. in Community Health Education, University of Northern Iowa; M.S.N. with a Family Nurse Practitioner Focus, Allen College; D.N.P., University of Iowa 

Certification: Family Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center; Certified Foot Care Nurse (CFCH); Certified Nurse Educator (CNE)

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: Wed 9 - 9:45 a.m. & 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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)


Melinda Duncan Foreman
Assistant Professor
Phone: (319) 226-2068
E-mail: Melinda.DuncanForeman@allencollege.edu
Office Hours:

Education: D.N.P., Clarke University; Ph.D., Institute of Metaphysical Humanistic Science; M.S.N., Clarke University; B.S.N., University of Iowa; A.S.N., Kirkwood Community College

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


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

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: Mon 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.; Tue 9 - 11:30 a.m. & by appointment

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

Certification: Certified Nurse Educator (CNE)

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


Suzanne Gettman
Assistant Professor 
Phone: (319) 226-2033
E-mail: Suzanne.Gettman@allencollege.edu  
Office Hours: Thur 3 - 4 p.m. & 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: By appointment only

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


Kristal Graves
Assistant Professor
Phone: (319) 226-2142
E-mail: Kristal.Graves@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: Thur 7 - 10 a.m. & by appointment

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

Certification: Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Instructor, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS); BLS

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


LeeAnn Hoodjer
Associate Professor 
Phone: (319) 226-2068
E-mail: Leeann.Hoodjer@allencollege.edu 
Office Hours: By appointment only

Education: B.S.N., Allen College; M.S.N. with a Family Nurse Practitioner Focus, Allen College; D.N.P., Rush University

Certification: Psych Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and Family Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center

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


Jacki Jaspers
Associate Professor
Phone: (319) 226-2095
E-mail:  Jacalyn.Jaspers@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: Wed noon - 3 p.m.

Education:  B.S.N., Allen College; M.S.N., Allen College; Post-Graduate Certificate in Simulation Education, Bryan College of Health Sciences; D.N.P., Concordia University

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


Kristen Jasper
Instructor
Phone: (319) 226-2095
E-mail: Kristen.Jasper@allencollege.edu
Office Hours:

Education: B.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.

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)


Tara Kaiser
Assistant 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 only

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 only

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 9 - 10:30 a.m. & 12:30 - 2:30 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
Phone: (319) 226-2041
E-mail: Ashley.Ollendieck@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: Mon noon - 2 p.m. & by appointment

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

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
Associate Professor
Phone: (319) 226-2094
E-mail:  Erin.Peters@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: Thur 8:30 - 10 a.m. & 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

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

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.; noon - 1 p.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)


Emily Schuldt
Associate Professor
Phone: (319) 226-2532
E-mail: Emily.Schuldt2@allencollege.edu
Office Hours: Mon 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

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

Certification: BLS, ACLS

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 a.m. - noon & 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 11:30 a.m - 2:30 p.m.; Tue 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. & 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: Tue & Wed 2 - 4 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: Wed & Thur 9 - 10 a.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)


Kendra Williams-Perez 
Dean and Professor, School of Nursing and ROTC Coordinator
Phone: (319) 226-2044
E-mail: Kendra.Williams-Perez@allencollege.edu

Education: B.S.N., Coe College; M.S.N., University of Texas; Ed.D., University of Northern Iowa 

Certification: Certified Nurse Educator (CNE)

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: Wed 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. & 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)