Nicholas Guenzel, PhD, RN, APRN-NP

Assistant Professor


University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)
College of Nursing - Lincoln Division
550 N 19th Street
Lincoln, NE 68588-0620

Phone: 402-472-7391



  • 2001, BA, Westminster
  • 2007, BSN, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • 2010, MSN, UNMC
  • 2015, PhD, UNMC


Dr. Nick Guenzel started his nursing career by working for three years on inpatient psychiatric unit. He then worked for five years as a psychiatric nurse practitioner in a private practice in Lincoln, Nebraska. He started as an assistant professor at UNMC in 2016.


Research Interests

  • Addiction recovery
  • Mental health disparities
  • Native American mental health


Provides care for individuals incarcerated in several Nebraska Department of Corrections facilities.

Volunteers at the People's City Mission Free Medical Clinic.