Janet Philipp, EdD, RN
Professor & Chair, Nursing Department
Dr. Janet Philipp leads the department of nursing in providing vision and leadership in the changing landscape in health care and nursing education. She has over 30 years of experience in nursing education and higher education administration. She has practiced and taught nursing throughout the United States and internationally. Her practice and scholarly work includes extensive experience with vulnerable populations including the indigent in the U.S. and abroad, Native Americans, and the homeless. Dr. Philipp’s most recent work is a chapter titled “Education for Learning and Democracy: Frameworks and Models”, in Education and Minorities edited by C. Atkins. She taught nursing at Morningside College and most recently was the division chair for nursing, occupational therapy and the doctoral program in health and leadership education at College of Saint Mary in Omaha, Neb.
Dr. Philipp earned her doctorate in higher education administration from University of South Dakota, her M.S. in nursing from Creighton University, her B.S.N. from the University of Dubuque, and her diploma in nursing from Capital City School of Nursing in Washington, D.C. Her areas of expertise and teaching include leadership and public health.