Academics

Dr. Rebekah Carey, APNP (2007)
Chair, School of Nursing
Assistant Professor of Nursing

Education

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice, University of Alabama
  • Post-master's certificate, Women's Health Nurse Practitioner, University of Illinois-Chicago
  • Master of Science in Nursing, University of San Diego
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

Special Interests

  • President of the Board
    Granville Neighborhood Health Center
    A primary healthcare clinic for the uninsured
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Advisory Board Member
    Lutheran Health Alliance
    Kingdom Workers
    Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Works part-time as a Nurse Practitioner at Outreach Community Health Center (formerly Healthcare for the Homeless) in Milwaukee
  • Served three years at the Mwembezhi Lutheran Rural Health Center in Zambia as the Health Education Administrator for the Central Africa Medical Mission; participated in exploratory trip for humanitarian assistance to Haiti after 2010 earthquake

Courses I Teach

  • Introduction to Professional Nursing
  • Pharmacology
  • Health Assessment
  • Global Health Nursing
  • Childbearing Family
  • Leadership in Health Care

Memberships

  • Sigma Theta Tau, Nursing Honor Society
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • Metro Milwaukee Nurse Practitioner Association

Recent Publications

  • Carey, R.E.(2011). Cultural competence assessment of baccalaureate nursing students: An integrative review of the literature. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 1(9), 258-266.
  • Carey, R.E. & Fricke, J. (2011). Free health clinic links college, church, and community. Journal of Christian Nursing, 28(2), 8-91.