Professional Bio


  • Post Graduate Certificate, Adult Nurse Practitioner, Beth-El College
  • Ed.D., Higher and Adult Education, University of Missouri
  • M.S., Nursing, University of Maryland
  • M.S.M., Management, Troy State University
  • B.S., Nursing, University of Maryland

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), State Representative, Elected, 2006-present
  • Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, Rocky Mountain Region, Board Member, Appointed, 2006-present
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
  • National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties
  • American Nurses Association (ANA)

Clinical Certifications and Expertise

  • Adult Nurse Practitioner (Certified through AANP)
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist     

Research and Scholarship

Research Interests

Cultural Change

Recent Presentations

Wimett, L., Finn, C., & Buxton, T. Engaging Students in Asynchronous Learning Formats. Podium presentation, Drexel University Division of Continuing Education: Driving Quality and Excellence in Advanced Practice and Doctoral Education: Strategies, Opportunities & Challenges, Baltimore, MD. November 6, 2013.

Wimett, L. & Kruschke, C. The Impact of Digital Story Telling on Driving Culture Change in Long Term Care. Colorado Accord 2013 Conference, Denver, CO. Platform. June 26, 2013.

Graham-Dickerson, P., Wimett, L., & Kruschke, C. The Lived Experience of Digital Storytelling, 55th Annual Conference of Western Social Science Association, Denver, CO. April 10, 2013.

Wimett, L., Lindemann, G., Finn, C., & Buxton, T.  Changing Spaces: Expanding Horizons, Exploring Possibilities, and Increasing Learning Boundaries, International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Conference, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL. January 15, 2013.

Graham-Dickerson, P., Wimett, L., & Kruschke, C. Promoting Person-Directed Care Across Long Term Care Transitions, 6th International Eden Alternative Conference, Grand Rapids, MI. May 31, 2012.