Christine Eisenhauer, PhD, APRN-CNS, PHCNS-BC, CNE

Associate Professor

Interim PhD Program Director


University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)
College of Nursing - Northern Division
801 E. Benjamin Avenue
Norfolk, NE 68701

Phone: 402-844-7897



  • 1997, BSN, Mount Marty University
  • 2003, MSN, UNMC
  • 2007, Postmasters Certificate, University of North Carolina
  • 2012, PhD, University of Missouri- Kansas City


Eisenhauer, C., Brito, F., Kupzyk, K. Pullen, C., Miller, J., Salinas, K., & Hageman, P. (2020). Mobile Technology intervention for weight loss in rural men: Protocol for a pilot pragmatic randomized controlled trial. BMJ Open 2020;0:e035089, doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-035089

Miller, J., Pozehl, B., Alonso, W., Schmaderer, M., & Eisenhauer, C. (2020). Components of interventions targeting self-management in individuals with multiple chronic conditions: An integrative review. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 42(11), 948-962. (student advisee publication)

Lally, R., Eisenhauer, C., Buckland, S., & Kupzyk, K. (2018). Feasibility of synchronous online focus groups of rural breast cancer survivors on web-based distress self-management. Oncology Nursing Forum, 45(6), E111-E124. doi: 10.1188/18.ONF.E111-E124.

Eisenhauer CM, Hageman PA, Rowland SA, Becker BJ, Barnason S, Pullen CH. (2017). Acceptability of mHealth technology to self-monitor eating and activity among rural men. Public Health Nursing. doi: 10.1111/phn.12297

Hageman, P., Pullen, CH., Hertzog, M., Pozehl, B., Eisenhauer, C., & Boeckner, L. (2017). Web-based interventions alone or supplemented with pee-led support or professional email counseling for weight loss and weight maintenance among rural women: results of a clinical trial. Journal of Obesity, NCT01307644

Eisenhauer, C.M. (2016). Rural resourcefulness thrives in changing landscape. Rural Roads, 14(1), 30.

Eisenhauer, C.M. & Meit, M. (2016). Rural public health- Research policy brief. National Rural Health Association. Washington, DC.

Eisenhauer, C.M., Pullen, CH, Nelson, T., Kumm, S.A., & Hunter, J.L. (2016). Partnering with rural farm women for participatory action and ethnography. Online Journal of Rural Nursing and Healthcare, 16(1).

Eisenhauer, C. M., Pullen, C. H., Hunter, J. L., & Nelson, T. (2015). The influence of cognitive decline on rural identity: Perspectives of older women. Journal of Holistic Nursing, 33(2), 134-145. doi:10.1177/0898010114544218

Heckert, W. & Eisenhauer, C. (2014). A case report of historical trauma among American Indians on a rural northern plains reservation. Journal of Forensic Nursing, 10(2), 106-109.

* Eisenhauer, C., Hunter, J., & Pullen, C. (2010). Deep roots support new branches: The impact of dynamic, cross-generational rural culture on older women’s response to formal health care. Online Journal of Rural Nursing and Health Care, 10(1), 48-59.