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"Dr. Amy Wonder"


Dr. Amy Wonder’s research interest centers on evidence-based practice.  She is interested in preparing students for this level of practice and the resources necessary to facilitate and sustain evidence-based practice in new nurses as they transition into the work setting.  

In relation to her teaching interests, Dr. Amy Wonder enjoys drawing on her experience to teach leadership/management and psychiatric nursing courses. She also enjoys teaching professional communication and statistics to help nursing students understand research findings and channel evidence by communicating effectively with the patient, significant others, and health care team.  

Dr. Amy Wonder has over 20 years of experience as a registered nurse.  She has worked in a lot of different leadership and clinical roles in a variety of settings (Mental Health, Medical-Surgical, House Supervision, Surgery Care, Home Care, etc.).  

Dr. Amy Wonder completed her PhD in 2011 from IUPUI, and MS in Nursing in 2003 from Ball State University.


Professor Wendy Miller

"Dr. Wendy Miller"


Dr. Wendy Miller is an Assistant Professor in the Indiana University School of Nursing. She earned her PhD in Nursing Science from Indiana University in December, 2011.

She conducts research concerning the chronic disease self-management of older adults with epilepsy, and has received NIH funding for her work in this area. She is currently funded by two internal grants.

She is a native of Bedford, IN, where she continues to live with her husband, Tim, and two children, Amelia (age 10) and Rowan (age 2).


Professor Wendy Miller

"Erin Wyatt, MSN, RN, OCN"


Erin Wyatt, MSN, RN, OCN®, CBCN®, CLS is a newly appointed Clinical Assistant Professor at the Bloomington campus. Both her undergraduate and graduate degrees are from Ball State University. She has experience as a staff nurse in inpatient oncology, pediatrics, obstetrics, and lactation services. She has also worked as a Cancer Educator, providing information about cancer prevention, detection, and treatment to patients as well as community organizations and groups.

She has conducted research in workplace lactation for healthcare professionals and is very interested in conducting research on enhancing caring and empathetic behaviors among nursing students as well as simulation and the use of interprofessional education. She is so excited to be a part of the faculty at Indiana University School of Nursing!

Debra Harmon

"Debra Harmon, RN, MSN, CCRN"

Debra Harmon is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Indiana University School of Nursing.  She has been with IU School of Nursing since 2005.  Before coming to the IU Bloomington campus, she was the Program Director of Nursing for IU School of Nursing at the Columbus campus (IUPUC) from 2006 to 2010.

Debra's specialties include Adult Health and Critical Care.  She has been certified in Critical Care (CCRN) since 1985.  She is currently in the dissertation phase of an EdD from the School of Education at IU Bloomington in Curricular Studies.  She is passionate about nursing education and has focused her doctoral research on facilitating caring and compassion in undergraduate nursing students.

Debra is a native of Evansville, IN but currently lives in Columbus, IN with her husband, Keith,  son, Eli and three wiener dogs, Chloe, Peanut and Winnie.  She also has a daughter, Katie, that lives in Columbus.


Dr. Rebecca Feather

"Dr. Rebecca Feather"

Dr. Rebecca Feather is an Assistant Professor with the Indiana University School of Nursing. Dr. Feather completed a PhD in Nursing Science in May 2011 and a Master’s degree in Nursing Administration in May 2004. She is board certified as a nurse executive with the ANCC.

Dr. Feather’s research interest’s are in nursing job satisfaction in relation to nurse manager behaviors and inter-professional education (IPE). Dr. Feather has been with the IU School of Nursing since the fall of 2004 and teaches multiple courses (didactic and practicum) including nursing management, professional growth and empowerment, capstone and evidence-based practice. She has organized and implemented online teaching in several of these courses as well as mentoring other faculty members as a lead instructor.

Dr. Feather has over 20 years of experience as a registered nurse in various clinical settings and leadership roles including the Emergency Department, PACU, Cardio-pulmonary Rehab, acute care clinics and staff development and education. She is a native of Bloomington, IN where she currently lives and teaches with her husband and two sons.


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