Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions

Welcome to the IUP Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, where our mission is to meet the diverse needs of our students, to prepare students for leadership in the health professions, and to encourage partnerships and teamwork as our students pursue education, service, and scholarship.

The department is committed to providing quality undergraduate and graduate programs by offering bachelor, master's, and doctoral degrees in Nursing.

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Nursing Graduate Honored with Indiana Lions Club Nurse Humanitarian Award

Brooke Zawalnicki, Allison Park, a 2021 summa cum laude nursing graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, was selected for the Indiana Lion’s Club Nurse Humanitarian Award.

DNP to PhD Students Awarded National League for Nursing Scholarships

Congratulations to Karen Hande and Kelly Watson-Huffer, students enrolled in the DNP to PhD program, for their selection for the prestigious and highly competitive National League for Nursing Foundation for Nursing Education scholarships.

Shellenbarger Guest Edits, Wins Award for Nursing Education Perspectives Article

Teresa Shellenbarger recently served as guest editor for the special edition of Nursing Education Perspectives. Shellenbarger co-authored an editorial with Susan Hassmiller and Audrey Beauvais that discussed, “Where is nursing, and what work remains?”

Respiratory Class Field Trip

Junior respiratory therapy students took a field trip to the Center for Organ Recovery (CORE) in Pittsburgh for classroom and wet lab educational sessions on January 28, 2020.