Christine Vandenhouten

Christine Vandenhouten

Associate Professor

RH 325N

Chair of Nursing & Health Studies
Director of BSN-LINC
Academic Director of MS HWM

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


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