POSITION: Professor & Program Director and Program Director
DEPARTMENT: MS in Nursing
LOCATION: Main Campus, Harrisonburg | CC 333
PHONE: (540) 432-4195
Laura has clinical experience in medical-surgical nursing, progressive care/ telemetry nursing, advanced nursing care (Primary Care Adult Nurse Practitioner), and nursing research. She is a BSN graduate of Goshen College, holds a MS degree in nursing from the University of South Florida, and a PhD in nursing from the University of Virginia. Her research centers around understanding adolescent health behavior and the multilevel contextual influences relating to the development of healthy lifestyles. She enjoys spending time with her son, daughter, husband, and family, and hobbies include singing, ballroom dancing, road cycling, and reading. She is a board member for the Pi Mu At Large chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honors Society and for Mennonite Healthcare Fellowship. Laura is an active member of Park View Mennonite Church.
PHD, University of Virginia (Nursing)
MS, University of South Florida (Adult Nurse Practitioner)
BS, Goshen College (Nursing)