Susan Boysen, EdD, RN

Board Member Appointed by Commissioner Mielke
Term 2009-2017

Dr. Boysen is a Spokane native and has been an appointed member to the Board of Health since 2009. She has been a nurse educator for 25 years and is currently a professor in the Department of Nursing at Gonzaga University where she teaches courses in  research methods, health policy, community health, and environmental health. Dr. Boysen has twice been named “Teacher of the Year” at Gonzaga and has published texts on nursing research and nursing consultation. She consults widely in the area of program development and evaluation, and has offered workshops on the backward design process to nursing programs in the northwest. She has a BSN from Pacific Lutheran University, a MN from University of Washington, a certificate as a women’s health nurse practitioner from Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, and a EdD from Gonzaga University.

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