Maureen W. Gatere, DNP, MPH, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Clinical Assistant Professor


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

Phone: 402-559-2268



  • 2005, BS, Northwest Missouri State University
  • 2011, MPH, UNMC
  • 2015, BSN, Nebraska Methodist College, Omaha, NE
  • 2020, DNP, UNMC


Dr. Gatere is a Clinical Assistant Professor with board certification in psychiatry/mental health. She received her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from UNMC College of Nursing and her Bachelor of Nursing degree from Nebraska Methodist College. She also holds Master of Public Health from UNMC, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Northwest Missouri State University. She is currently supervising graduate students in the psychiatry track classes at UNMC’s College of Nursing. She is practicing as a psychiatry specialist in a primary care clinic and holds practice licenses in Nebraska and Iowa.

In her public health role, Dr. Gatere has focused on improving maternal and child health outcomes in underserved communities as well as community health education.


Research Interests

  • Protective factors in mental health and wellness
  • Mental health management among military personnel
  • Pre-conception, pregnancy and post-natal maternal mental health


Think Whole Person Healthcare, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

The Life House, Board of Directors

US Air Force, Health Services Management


Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Careers in Nursing scholarship: 2014

Carruth J. Wagner, MD, scholarship recipient, 2010