Name: Dr. Linda Heitman
Title: Professor
Department: Nursing
Contact Information:
Office: (573) 651-2558
Home: (573) 334-6846
E-mail: lheitman@semo.edu
FAX: (573) 651-2142
Best time to contact: Any Time
Committee(s):
Faculty Senate (Senator)
Compensation Committee (Chairperson)
Benefits Committee
Health Consortium (Faculty Representative)
International Committee
Areas of Expertise: Heart Disease (Cardiovascular Nursing), Advanced Practice Nursing, Adult Health, Managed Care (Case Management), Medical Ethics, Organ Donation.

Educational Background

Bachelor's Degree:
Diploma in Nursing and Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Barnes Hospital School of Nursing; Southeast Missouri State University, St. Louis and Cape Girardeau, MO
Master's Degree:
Master of Science in Nursing (Research) Major: Adult Health/Clinical Nurse Specialist Option
Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO
Doctorate:
Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing
Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO
Name: Dr. Brenda Johnson
Title: Professor
Department: Nursing
Contact Information:
Office: (573) 651-2731
Home: (573) 335-8614
E-mail: bjohnson@semo.edu
Best time to contact: Morning
Areas of Expertise: Gerontological Nursing, Frail Elderly, Dementia

Educational Background

Bachelor's Degree:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Columbia University, New York, NY
Master's Degree:
Master of Science in Gerontological Nursing
Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO
Doctorate:
Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing
University of Colorado, Denver, CO
Name: Ms. Bobbi Palmer
Title: Instructor/Family Nurse Practitioner
Department: Nursing
Contact Information:
Office: (573) 651-5902
E-mail: bjmorris@semo.edu
FAX: (573) 651-2142
Best time to contact: Any Time
Committee(s): Emergency Preparedness Committee (Medical Officer)
Areas of Expertise: Nursing, Primary Care, Adolescent Health, Reproductive Health

Educational Background

Bachelor's Degree:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing in Nursing
Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO
Master's Degree:
Master of Science in Nursing in Nursing
Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL
Name: Ms. Desma Reno
Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Nursing
Contact Information:
Office: (573) 651-2939
Home: (573) 243-7641
E-mail: dreno@semo.edu
FAX: (573) 651-2142
Best time to contact: Any Time
Committee(s): Institute of Gerontology (Director)
Areas of Expertise: Nursing leadership issues that include health care policy, nursing shortage, workforceiIssues and other health care related issues. Clinical Practice includes a specialization in gerontology having served as a clinician and consultant in acute and long-term settings. Specialize in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. I am also the director of the Institute of Gerontology on campus.

Educational Background

Bachelor's Degree:
Bachelor of Nursing in Nursing
Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO
Master's Degree:
Master of Science in Nursing in Adult Medical Surgical Nursing; Educator; Clinical Nurse Specialist in Gerontology
University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AK
Doctorate:
Doctor of Education (in progress) in Workforce Education and Rehabilitation
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, Carbondale, IL

Contact

573.651.2000

contact@semo.edu

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