Donna Otto, MS(N), RN

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Emerita Teaching Instructor of Nursing
Director of Alumni Engagement


Phone: 573 673.7410

Sinclair School of Nursing
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211


Graduate Faculty Status – No
DNP Doctoral Faculty Status – No
PhD Doctoral Faculty Status – No

Teaching Emphasis Area(s)

Nursing leadership and management

Grants, Honors and Awards
  • Excellence in Nursing, Missouri Student Nurses Association 2019
  • Excellence in Online Class Facilitation, Mizzou Online​ 2018
  • Faculty/Alumni Award, Mizzou Alumni Association2014
  • 4th Floor Galena named “Otto House”, University Residential Life​ 2012
  • Leader of Leaders Award National Student Nurses Association (2010)
  • Betty Crim Faculty Enhancement Award Sinclair School of Nursing (2009)
  • Excellence in Nursing Leadership Sigma Theta Tau (Alpha Iota Chapter) (2009)
  • Honor Tap Mystical 7 University of Missouri (2008)
  • Citation of Merit MU Nursing Alumni Organization (2007)
  • Golden Column Award University Hospital Recognition (2006)
  • Faculty Award for Excellence in Service MU Sinclair School of Nursing (2004)
Clinical Practice Area

Acute Care Administration