Clayton Clark, MSN, RN

clark-claytonInstructor of Nursing

Phone: 573.884.9542

Nursing Specialty

  • Medical-Surgical 
  • Mental Health
  • Nursing Ethics

Interest Area(s)

Cardiac-vascular nursing, nursing ethics, nursing leadership, palliative and end-of-life care


  • MS(N), University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing, Columbia, MO
  • Graduate Certificate in Health Ethics, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Department of Health Management and Informatics, Columbia MO
  • BSN, University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing, Columbia, MO

Bio and Professional Experience

Clayton received a bachelor of science in nursing from MU in 2008, a master’s of science in nursing in 2012 and a graduate certificate in health ethics from MU in 2015. He has practice experience in several areas of medical-surgical nursing and mental health, working at MU Healthcare, Boone Hospital and Rusk Rehabilitation Center. Clayton is also an active member of the MU Center for Health Ethics Committee and maintains an adjunct appointment with the center. Clayton is currently pursuing a Ph.D in Nursing through the University of Missouri – Kansas City, studying spiritual coping in terminal heart failure.

Teaching Responsibilities

  • N3470 – Mental Health Nursing
  • N4210 – Nursing Ethics 

Presentations, Publications and Awards


Honors and Awards

  • University of Missouri Faculty Scholar


  • Sigma Theta Tau