University of Nebraska Medical Center

Wendy Wells, MSN, RN

Clinical Instructor, UNMC College of Nursing


Wendy Wells, MSN, RN
Ms. Wells is a clinical instructor in the College of Nursing , on the Scottsbluff Campus. She received a bachelors degree with majors in Human Nutrition and Biological Science and a minor in Anatomy and Neurobiology from Colorado State University in 1993. She completed her BSN from UNMC - CON - Scottsbluff in 1996. Her Community Health Nursing Masters was completed in 2001, also from UNMC - CON. Her clinical background includes beginning the Scottsbluff office of the Nebraska AIDS Project and working as a Community Health Nurse with Nebraska Health & Human Services in the Immunization, Reproductive Health, Sexually Transmitted Infections and WIC (Women, Infant and Children) Nutrition programs. She joined UNMC as full-time faculty in the fall of 2003. She is married and has 2 small boys. She enjoys reading, crafts and organizing.
  • 1996, BSN, UNMC - Scottsbluff
  • 2001, MSN, UNMC
Research Interests
  • Community Health Nursing research applied to clinical settings
Grant Support
  • December 2022-May 2024 Title: School-Based Health Support Pilot Program, Award Amount:$915,163, Walters, L./ Role: Wells. W. (P.D.)
  • Aguirre, TM, Wells, WL, Koehler, AE (2016) Prevalence of Underhydration and its Association to Cardiovascular Risk Factors in a Rural Community Setting. Annals of Public Health and Research 3(4): 1048.
  • Adopt-a-School- activities with selected primary school each year.
  • Children’s Health Fair - “Body Walk” for 600 3rd graders every March.
  • Flu Shots- each fall.
  • Nebraska AIDS Project- AIDS Walk- Each fall, students provide First Aid services.
  • Public Health Association of Nebraska (PHAN) - board member 2002-2005.
  • Safe Kids Day- General Safety fair for community 1 time per year.
  • Sexually Transmitted Infection Presentations - West Nebraska Community College - each semester as well as other locations.
  • YMCA- After School Adventure Camp- “Hands on Health” program - as requested.
  • Outstanding Performance Stipend- 2004-2005- Adopt-a-School Activity.
  • Great Plains Public Health Leadership Institute - 2005-2006.
  • American Public Health Association of Nebraska (APHA).
  • Public Health Association of Nebraska (PHAN).
  • Great Plains Public Health Leadership Institute (GPPHL).
  • HIV PACT (Prevention, Advocacy and Care Team).
  • Nebraska AIDS Project (NAP) Volunteer.
  • Nebraska Nurses Association (NNA) / District V - NNA.
  • Panhandle Immunization Coalition (PIC).
  • Public Health Nursing (PHN) Section of PHAN- Advisory council/member.
  • Soroptimist International of Scotts Bluff County.