Loretta Heuer, PhD, RN, FAAN

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    Loretta Heuer


North Dakota State University

Fargo, ND

Dr. Heuer is a professor at North Dakota State Universtiy Department of Nursing. She holds Bachelors of Science and master's degrees in nursing. Her doctoral degree is in Research Methodology from University of North Dakota College of Teaching and Learning. As part of Dr. Heuer's program of research, she developed and implemented a Chronic Disease Program that focused on the health care needs of the Latino migrant and seasonal population with chronic disease.  She is alumni of the 2002 Robert Wood Executive Nurse Fellowship, 2006 Leadership for Academic Nursing Program, the Management Development Program 2008 Class, Harvard Graduate School of Education, 2007-2009 Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Board Leadership Program and 2009 Rural Health Fellows Program. She has over 30 years of experience in health care, of which 20 years have been spent in nursing education. She has taught in graduate and undergraduate nursing programs and been the department chair at the previous university. Dr. Heuer serves as chair of the Migrant Clinicians Network national institutional review board and a Midwest Research Committee. She currently serves on four national and two regional committees or boards.