Online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Faculty
The Department of Nursing and Health at Benedictine University is comprised of nurse leaders from around the nation. They offer experience from all levels of nursing and from years in clinical, administrative and educational roles. They have contributed to the advancement of nursing practice through research as well as by passing on their knowledge via teaching others. They are ready to help you on your personal nursing journey.
Dr. Richey joined Benedictine as Adjunct MSN Faculty in 2011 and was appointed in August 2012 as Associate Professor.
Alison Ridge joined Benedictine in June 2012 as MSN Program Director and Assistant Professor.
Elizabeth Ritt joined Benedictine in August 2011 as chair and professor of Nursing and Health.
Dr. Sarah Mutschlecner is currently working in Palliative Care at the Marshfield Clinic in Marshfield, Wisconsin.
Dr. Pat Shannon is a seasoned nursing educator and practitioner who joined the Benedictine adjunct faculty in 2011.
Dr. Therese Shipps received her BSN from St. Anselm's College, and both master's and doctorate degrees from Boston University.
Dr. Debbie Simmons presently works as a Nurse Practitioner/Nurse Executive in a managed healthcare organization.
Dr. Treschuk’s nursing practice experience includes many years of nursing management in the role of director of nursing in long term care.
M. Cecilia Wendler, RN, PhD, CCRN-K, NE-BC, began her career as an associate-degree RN in critical care.