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    Dr. Barbara White

    Dr. Barbara White

    Professor and Dean
    Nursing and Health Sciences Division

    • Ed.D. Educational Leadership and Policy Studies (University of Northern Colorado)
    • MSN - Community Health Emphasis (University of Colorado)
    • BSN (University of Illinois)
    • President, Nurses Christian Fellowship International (NCFI) 2008-2016
    • Have traveled for NCFI and taught nursing leadership in over 30 countries
    • National Institute of Health (NIH) Faculty
    • Champion in Genetics 2010
    • Fulbright Scholar, Seoul, Korea 2006-2007

    Email: bwhite@ccu.edu

    Phone: 720-872-5608

    Barbara J. White, Ed.D., RN, CNS is Professor and Dean for Nursing and Health Sciences at Colorado Christian University. She has been at CCU for seven years and has had the honor and privilege of providing leadership for the start of the CCU Nursing program. As an expert faculty, Dr. White has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in healthcare ethics, leadership, community health, and global health. In addition to her international work in Korea, Dr. White has consulted in Hangzhou and Yanji, China and has taken nursing students to China, Costa Rica and Chile for international and global studies. She publishes and speaks nationally and internationally on bioethics, moral leadership, health, collaborative partnerships, spiritual care and nursing as ministry.

    A recognized leader and administrator in healthcare and nursing education for over 40 years, Dr. White is currently President of Nurses Christian Fellowship International (NCFI) where she serves with international leaders who are committed to advancing a Christian worldview in nursing. She has served on the NCFI board since 2004 and has led the organization in the establishment of an International Leadership Development Program and the International Institute of Christian Nursing.

    Dr. White has always been active in community and professional activities. She has served on the executive committee for Nurses Christian Fellowship USA (NCF), has been a Fellow at The Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity located at Trinity International University in Chicago and has served on the Board of Directors of the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless and on the Board of Southwest Counseling Associates. Currently Dr. White serves on the Board of Directors for Friends of Nursing and Sigma Theta Tau International Alpha Kappa Chapter at large. Twice a year, she leads the Christian Nursing Deans Fellowship at the American Association of colleges of Nursing (AACN) in Washington D.C.

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    Dr. Diann DeWitt, Professor and Program Director for RN-BSN Option
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    Dr. Kristen Goree, Professor of Nursing and Director of Pre-licensure BSN Option
    DNP - Doctor of Nursing Practice (University of Colorado-Denver)

    Janice Holvoet, Assistant Director of Western Colorado Nursing
    MSN (University of Colorado Health Sciences Center)

    Cheryl King, Assistant Professor of Nursing
    MSN (University of Colorado-Denver)

    Dr. Kristen Mauk, Professor of Nursing
    Ph.D. Nursing (Wayne State University)

    Dr. Dennis Ondrejka, Professor and Director of Graduate Nursing Program
    Ph.D. Higher Education (University of Denver)

    Jody Panian, Assistant Director of Skills and Simulation
    DNP Candidate - Doctor of Nursing Practice (Regis University)

    Dr. Leandra Price, Professor of Nursing
    DNP - Doctor of Nursing Practice (University of Kentucky)

    Dr. Barbara White, Professor and Dean of Nursing and Health Sciences
    Ed.D. Educational Leadership and Policy Studies (University of Northern Colorado)

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    I want my students to come to class and not only receive professional knowledge, but a biblical worldview. I like to challenge their thinking in difficult areas and encourage them to take action. When students give Christ permission to move in their lives, it is amazing what He will do.
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