Nancy Gillespie, PhD, RN

Professor Emeritus

Email: ngillespie@sf.edu

Professional Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing-University of Texas at Austin
  • Master of Science Nursing Administration-Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing-University of Wisconsin-Madison

Clinical Expertise/Certifications

  • Public Health Nursing
  • Integrative Health
  • Adult Health

Professional Memberships

  • 2009-Present American Holistic Nurses Association
  • 1976-Present American Nurses Association (ANA)
  • 1995-Present American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)
  • 2000-Present Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • 2006-Present Heart of Everything – Honduran Education Non-Profit- Board of Directors
  • 2000-Present Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS)
  • 1989-Present National League for Nursing (NLN)
  • 1989-Present Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society

Awards & Recognition

  • McMillen Center for Health Education Vitality Awards 2015 Health Education Award Winner May 14, 2015
  • The Fort Wayne Chamber Athena Leadership Award Finalist April 11, 2013
  • Indiana’s News Center 21 Alive Women in Leadership Award In Recognition of Superior Leadership October 25, 2007
  • Midwest Medical Research Foundation & Indiana University School of Medicine Recognition and Plaque for consistent participation as both a Research Fellow and
  • Student Preceptor 9/93 – 9/97 August 1997
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
  • Nursing Research Registry: Dissertation Abstract One Day at a Time: Women’s Experiences of Living With HIV/AIDS in Low Prevalence Areas of the Midwest October 11, 1996
  •  Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing President of Xi Nu Chapter 1995-97
  •  The University of Texas at Austin Nominated: Outstanding Dissertation of the Year August 11, 1995
  •  Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Xi Nu Chapter 1995 Achievement in Nursing Award May 18, 1995
  • Saint Francis College Saint Francis College  Alumni Association Recognition Award June 25, 1994
  •  Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Xi Nu Chapter – Saint Francis College Inducted June 3, 1994
  •  Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Epsilon Theta Chapter – The University of Texas at Austin Inducted May 16, 1991

Publications

  • Nightingale Gillespie, N. & Johnson, D. (2015). Stories of the journey: Using the power of story to flip this online course. In H. Blythe, C. Sweet, & R. Carpenter (Eds.), It works for me, flipping the classroom (pp.35-37). Stillwater, OK: New Forum Press.
  • Sauter, M. K., Nightingale Gillespie, N. & Knepp, A. R. (2012). Educational program evaluation in D. M. Billings & J. A. Halstead (Eds.), Teaching in Nursing: A Guide for Faculty 4th Edition. Elsevier St. Louis, MO
  • Nightingale Gillespie, N., & Arnold, L. (November 2010). Strategic Planning: Circle of Boredom or Arc of Interest? in M. Wilson Illumination, Vol 3, Issue 3, Fort Wayne, IN
  • Nightingale Gillespie, N. (2010). Franciscan Social Change Model of Leadership, University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, IN.
  • Nightingale Gillespie, N. (2009). USF Unique Characteristics, University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, IN
  • Sauter, M. K., Johnson, D.R., & Nightingale Gillespie, N. (2009). Educational program evaluation in D. M. Billings & J. A. Halstead (Eds.), Teaching in Nursing: A Guide for Faculty 3rd Edition . Elsevier St. Louis, MO
  • Nightingale Gillespie, N. & Arnold, L. (2009). P & T: What’s It All About? In M. Wilson Illumination, Volume 2, Issue 4, Fort Wayne, IN.
  • Arnold, L., & Nightingale Gillespie, N. (2009). School of Health Sciences: How Do I Fit In? In Wilson Illumination, Volume 2, Issue 13, Fort Wayne, IN.
  • Nightingale Gillespie, N. & Johnson, D. R. (2006). Heresy in education: Combining ASN and BSN students in the classroom to teach differentiated practice. New York: National League for Nursing. (submitted for publication to Nursing Education Perspectives: The Official Journal of the National League for Nursing).
  • Nightingale Gillespie, N. (2005). Story in From the heart pp133-136. Fort Wayne, Indiana: SCAN (Stop Childhood Abuse and Neglect) by Tobin-Smith, R. & Johnson, D.
  • Nightingale Gillespie, N. (2004). Blended Families: Precious Patchwork Quilts. University of Saint Francis Mirror, January Issue. Fort Wayne, IN January 2004.
  • Nightingale Gillespie, N. (2004) Commentary on Sandelowski and Barroso’s Motherhood in the  context of maternal HIV infection. published in Evidenced-Based Nursing 7(3).
  • Nightingale Gillespie, N. (2003) Commentary on Rhodes and Cusick’s Stories of both agency and acceptability were identified in accounts of HIV infected individuals having unprotected sex published in Evidenced-Based Nursing 6(2).
  • Nightingale Gillespie, N. (1998) Commentary on Cobb, Bott and O’Connell’s A qualitative/interpretive taxonomy of stop smoking strategies (QU/ITS) published in Evidenced-Based Nursing 1(3).