Joyce Barra, PhD, RN


Joyce Barra, PhD, RN
MSN Program Director
Assistant Professor

Dr. Barra has been a nurse for over 40 years. She started as a diploma grad in New York-Albany Medical Center, went on for her BSN at Northern Illinois University, completed a MS in Nursing Education at the University of Utah and finished with a PhD in Teaching and Learning from the University of Utah. She has worked in all variations of medical-surgical nursing including ICU and has taught every aspect of nursing curriculum except OB. Along the way she was the Director of the Salt Lake Community College nursing program for 4 years and taught there for 17 years. Her interests include specialized accreditation, nationally and internationally, and traveling-especially in Italy!

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