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Loretta Heuer, PhD, RN, FAAN

Professor/Director, ND PIN Grant
Sudro Hall 222M

Vitae of Dr. Heuer

Professional Memberships

American Indigenous Research Association
RWJ Executive Nurse Leadership Association
Academy of American Nurses 
National Rural Health Association 
Association of Clinicians for the Underserved
American Diabetes Association
Rural Nurse Organization
Migrant Clinicians Network
Transcultural Nursing Society
Pi Lambda Theta National Honor and Professional Association in Education 
Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society 


Public Health Nurse, Minnesota Board of Nursing

Research Interests

Health disparities
Rural health issues 
Diverse populations
Community/public health 
Nursing education
Interprofessional education
Nursing leadership
Nursing Workforce


PI: Sustaining Career Pathways for American Indian Health Professionals in ND: Building Apprenticeship and Workforce Options with the Next Steps HPOG Project

PI: Sustaining Impact Initiative 2013

Co-PI: Partners Investing in Nursing’s Future (PIN) Stage 2

PI: North Dakota State University Department of Nursing Post-MS to DNP FNP


NURS 797S: Clinical Dissertation I
NURS 797S: Clinical Dissertation II 


Rural Health Fellows Program, National Rural Health Association, (2009-2010) Washington, District of Columbia.

Board Leadership Development Program, (2007-2009) Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Indianapolis, Indiana.

AACN Leadership for Academic Nursing Program (2006-2007), American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Washington, District of Columbia. Mentor: Cynthia McCurren, PhD, RN, Interim Dean, University of Louisville, 

Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellows Program (2002-2005), San Francisco, California. Focus: Health policy for vulnerable populations. Core resource team coach: Dr. Edward O'Neil, Program Principle Investigator and Director, Center for the Health Professions, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California.






Student Focused. Land Grant. Research University.

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Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013 11:43:26 AM