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Nursing and Health Studies

Christine Vandenhouten

Christine Vandenhouten
Associate Professor
(Nursing & MSHWM Programs)
RH 325E
(920) 465-2994

Professional Experience:

Chair of Nursing & Health Studies Programs and Director of BSN-LINC, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, 2016 – Present

Academic Director of MS HWM, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, 2016 – Present

Associate Professor,
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay; 2014 - Present

Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay; 2008 - 2014

Associate Professor, Bellin College, Green Bay, WI; 1991 - 2008

Worked in a variety of staff positions in Public Health, Perioperative nursing, and a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Teaching Emphasis:
Public/Community Health Nursing Theory & Practicum, Global Health, Travel Course: Nursing & Health (Cuernavaca, Mexico), Synthesis for Nursing Practice, Foundations of Nursing (Nursing Theory), Economics & Policy for Health Systems, Program Planning for Population Health, Environmental Sustainability in Health Systems, Pathophysiology, Assessment & Evaluation in Nursing Education, Med/Surg

Nursing Interests:

Professional Nursing: Assessment and Program Evaluation in Higher Education and Population Programs, Political Involvement/Civic Engagement of Nurses and Health professionals, Credentialing and Certification in Nursing, Interprofessional Education, Research Methods, Design, and Survey Development, Health Policy

Professional/Public Health: Vulnerability, dental access issues, outcomes research for interventions directed at improving access among uninsured

Personal: Spending time with family, traveling, gardening, and fishing


  • PhD in Nursing, emphasis on Nursing Education & Vulnerable Populations, Marquette University; 2008
  • Certified in Advanced Public Health Nursing through ANCC
  • MSN w/ emphasis on Nursing Administration & Primary Care,
    University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh; 1991
  • BSN, Marian College; 1986
  • Current licensure in state of WI as a Registered Nurse
  • Sigma Theta Tau member Member

Department Info

  • Professional Program in Nursing, RH 325
    UW-Green Bay, 2420 Nicolet Dr
    Green Bay, WI 54311-7001
  • (920) 465-2826 or (888) 674-8942