Associate Dean, Academic Programs

Lynnette Leeseberg StamlerLynnette Leeseberg Stamler, PhD, RN, FAAN was appointed Associate Dean for Academic Programs July 1, 2014. She most recently came from South Dakota State University and prior to that, from University of Saskatchewan in Canada. In both places she was in charge of graduate programming at the respective Colleges of Nursing. A holder of two U. S. degrees and one Canadian degree, she has been active in nursing in two countries and two very different health care systems.

Dr. Stamler has expertise in several areas. A visiting nurse and lead co-editor of four editions of Community Health Nursing, A Canadian Perspective, she has expertise in community health. Her research in breast health information and patient education for persons with diabetes supports that expertise. Her other significant areas of expertise are nursing education and educational leadership. Serving in administrative positions for many years, one of her most significant roles was that of President of the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (2008-2010). Dr. Stamler has consulted internationally on nursing education. She is co-editor of two editions of the Canadian adaptation of Kozier and Erb’s Fundamentals of Canadian Nursing. She has written successful grants in support of nursing education for the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources Services Administration.

Dr. Stamler is active in nursing associations. She has been appointed to international committees of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), the nursing honor society, and served on the Executive of the Global Alliance of Leadership in Nursing Education and Science. She was appointed as Core Faculty of the upcoming Emerging Educational Administrator Institute of STTI. She was inducted as an International Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing in 2011.