Heidi Keeler, PhD, RN

Associate Professor

Director, Continuing Nursing Education

Director, Office of Community Engagement


University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)
College of Nursing - Omaha Division
985330 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5330

Phone: 402-559-6412
Email: hkeeler@unmc.edu



  • 1998, BSN, Amherst
  • 2010, PhD, UNMC


Research Interests

  • Health promotion, prevention and advocacy.
  • Use of technology for both educational and practice change.


Kotcherlakota, S., & Keeler, H. (2014). Establishing a learning repository to facilitate collaboration and communication of academic work among nursing faculty. Nurse Educator, 39(3), 113-117.

Mollard, E. K., Guenzel, N., Brown, P. A., Keeler, H. J. and Cramer, M. E. (2014), Policy Considerations for Improving Influenza Vaccination Rates among Pregnant Women. Public Health Nurse, 31: 281–288.

Keeler, H. J. (2013). Nurse training program boosts quality. Provider (Washington, D.C.), 39(8), 40-42.

Keeler, H., & Kaiser, M. (2010). The integrative model of adolescent health risk. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 25(2), 126-137

Keeler, H. & Cramer, M. (2007). A Policy Analysis of Federal Registered Nurses Safe Staffing Legislation. Journal of Nursing Administration, 37(7/8), 350-356.


UNMC Honorary Degrees and Awards Committee.

Educational Development Institute (EDI) Committee.

Member, Well-being Coordinating Council.

Member, Sigma Theta Tau.


iLEAD: UNMC Leadership Academy Graduate.

40 Under 40 Leadership Award, Nebraska Action Coalition, 2012.