Dr. Robyn Gleason was named associate dean of the School of Nursing and Health Professions and began her duties this past January. Prior to coming to Missouri Western, she was the dean of graduate nursing at Keiser University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

    Dr. Robyn Gleason

Dr. Gleason earned her doctorate in nursing and master’s degrees in nursing and public health from the University of Florida. She also received a graduate certificate in health informatics from Duke University. Prior to joining Keiser University in 2015, she taught at the University of Florida College of Nursing and Bethune-Cookman University’s School of Nursing. Dr. Gleason is a 2016 Fellow in the Leadership in Academic Nursing Program of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.

The School of Nursing and Health Professions was established earlier this year within the College of Professional Studies. The School includes Missouri Western’s master’s degree programs in nursing and undergraduate programs for nursing, health information management, physical therapist assistant and the new population health management degree, established by a gift from Mosaic Life Care.