Clinical Assistant Professor


University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)
College of Nursing - Kearney Division
2402 University Drive
Kearney, NE 68849-4510

Phone: 308-865-8147



  • 2009, BSN, UNMC
  • 2015, MSN, UNMC
  • 2018, PMC, UNMC
  • 2020, DNP, UNMC


Dr. Douglass Haas has received all his educational preparations from the UNMC College of Nursing. He received his BSN in December 2009, his MSN as an Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner in May 2015, his PMC as a Family Nurse Practitioner in May 2018, and his DNP in May 2020. He is currently employed as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the UNMC College of Nursing-Kearney Division where he primarily teaches the Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner courses in the Spring and Fall Semesters. Dr. Haas also teaches in the Accelerated BSN program and Traditional BSN Externship during the Summer and is the Kearney Division SNA advisor throughout the school year.


Hospitalist and Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner at Lexington Regional Health Center (Current).

Cardiology Nurse Practitioner at the Nebraska Heart Institute – Kearney Campus from (2015-2017).

CHI Health Good Samaritan Hospital as a Staff Nurse in the Progressive Care & Intensive Care Units as well as the Emergency Department (2009-2015).

President of the Nebraska Nurses Association (2018-2020).

Member of the American and Nebraska Nurses Association since January of 2010. Commission for Advocacy and Representation for 1 year, and the Nursing Professional Development Committee for 5 years and was chair of the committee for 4 of those years.

American Nurses Association Nebraska constituent to the membership assembly.

American Association of Critical Care Nurses.

American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties.

Sigma Theta Tau International, Gamma-Pi at large chapter.

Nebraska Nurse Practitioners. Co-Chair of convention planning as Nebraska Nurses Association Representative.


Nebraska Action Coalition Top 40 Nurse Leaders Under 40 (2012)

Charlotte Burgess Award for an Outstanding Master’s in Nursing Graduate (May 2015).

UNMC Alumni Nursing Excellence Award (Fall 2017)