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Awards and Recognition ceremony
The College of Nursing put together a virtual awards and recognition ceremony for the graduating class of Spring 2020, premiering on Wednesday, May 13th.  Students, faculty and staff watched together at 7pm.  Congratulations again to our graduates!  Check out the video here:  https://youtu.be/Irp9jf0HKV0.  

College of Nursing goes virtual with Spring 2020 Awards and ...



Sally Breen
The whir of helicopters overhead marked the beginning of coronavirus for Sally Breen. The 2018 University of Missouri–St. Louis College of Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice graduate would arrive at her nurse practitioner job at Canyonlands Urgent Care in Page, Arizona, and listen as people were flown to Flagstaff, Arizona, or St George, Utah, for […]

UMSL DNP preps Sally Breen for coronavirus care on the ...


Learn.org Top 25 DNP Program
  A host of unique offerings in the University of Missouri­–St. Louis’ Doctor of Nursing Practice program give the degree an edge over its competition. Despite being a primarily online program, the DNP boasts several three-day intensives to teach skills and enhance relationship building. Then there’s the focus on teaching about social […]

UMSL DNP named top 25 program by Learn.org


Devon Schatz-Schlottach
With the novel coronavirus pandemic creating challenges for hospitals and medical clinics, many patients are experiencing difficulty making or attending appointments. For residents of rural Missouri, barriers to high-quality health care are nothing new. Seeing a provider is often complicated. There’s usually a long wait between scheduling and the appointment. Then there’s […]

DNP alumna Devon Schatz-Schlottach works to eliminate barriers to health ...



Samantha-Cardwell
When accelerated BSN student Samantha Cardwell signed up to screen Amazon delivery workers through the College of Nursing’s new partnership, she knew she’d be helping people while earning some clinical hours. But what she didn’t anticipate was how far her efforts would reach. That changed when the University of Missouri–St. Louis student got […]

Nursing students screen Amazon workers through new partnership


COVID-19 has impacted not only the physical health of those suffering from it but also the mental health of people across the world. But the disease’s reach doesn’t end there. There are a multitude of secondary effects, but two pernicious examples include compassion fatigue, especially in first responders, and intimate partner […]

Ask an Expert: Kimberly Werner on compassion fatigue and intimate ...


At a time when some might have been content to simply finish out their careers, Judy Wilson-Griffin was determined the bring her practice to the highest level possible. That’s how the SSM Health-St. Mary’s Hospital-St. Louis perinatal clinical nurse specialist came to enroll in the MSN to DNP Program in the University of Missouri–St. Louis College of […]

Judy Wilson-Griffin transformed lives of infants and mothers through evidence-based ...



The University of Missouri–St. Louis College of Nursing doctorate of nursing practice program has made huge strides in a short time. In its 2021 Best Graduate School rankings, U.S. News & World Reports rated the DNP program No. 78 on the “Best Nursing Schools: Doctor of Nursing Practice” rankings. The program, which graduated its first class in […]

DNP program jumps 20 spots in U.S. News & World ...