Valerie Bader, PhD, APRN

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Associate Teaching Professor

E-mail: baderv@missouri.edu
Phone: 573.884.7261
Fax: 573.884.4544

Sinclair School of Nursing
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211

 
Nursing Specialty

Public health, Maternal child health, Women’s health

 
Interest Area(s)

Modernizing APRN regulations in Missouri, Reproductive health promotion, Public health

 
Education
  • BSN, University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo., 1984
  • MN, University of Washington, Seattle, Wash., 1995
  • PhD, University of Missouri – Kansas City, 2015
 
Area of Doctoral Study

Factors that influence contraceptive use among college age women

 
Bio and Professional experience
  • Staff nurse in labor and delivery and neonatal intensive care units (1985-1990)
  • Staff development educator for maternal child health units, St. Peter Hospital, Olympia, Wash. (1990-1994)
  • Staff nurse midwife and clinical instructor for midwifery, University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo. (1995-1998)
  • Staff nurse midwife, Columbia, Mo. (1998-2005)
  • Instructor/Professor of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo. (2006-present)
  • Columbia/Boone County Health Deparmtent, Staff ARRN
 
Teaching Responsibilities

N3900, Introduction to Nursing Science

N4970 Community Health Nursing

N8430:  Reproductive health in primary care

N8300 Public health and sociocultural issues

N8310 Health disparities in rural and underserved populations

 
Honors and Awards
  • MU Sinclair School of Nursing, Clinical Instructor of the Year (2008)
  • MU Sinclair School of Nursing, Outstanding Classroom Instructor (2012)
 
Memberships
  • American Nurse’s Association
  • Missouri Nurse’s Association
  • Treasurer Sigma Theta Tau