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School of Nursing Faculty

Saint Louis University's nursing faculty is nationally recognized for its teaching expertise, nursing leadership, scholarly research and student mentorship. Faculty members from the School of Nursing have won numerous prestigious awards, honors and fellowships. 

Students learn from faculty who are expert teachers and clinicians who excel in their nursing specialty areas and in nursing education. For six out of the last seven years, a Saint Louis University faculty member has been named the top nursing educator in the region in St. Louis Magazine’s Excellence in Nursing awards.

All nursing faculty are master's-prepared; the majority are doctorally prepared.


Peggy Ellis, Interim Dean
Joanne Thanavaro, Associate Dean for Graduate Education
Kristine L'Ecuyer, Associate Dean, Undergraduate and Prelicensure Education
Helen Lach, Associate Dean for Research and Ph.D. Program Director