College of Nursing

Dr. Betsy List, PhD, MPH, RN

Assistant Professor, College of Nursing

Betsy A. List, PhD, MPH, RN is an Assistant Professor of Nursing and earned her PhD in public health with a specialization in epidemiology from Walden University and her Master of Public Health degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She has more than 25 years of experience in health care delivery, primarily focusing on maternal-child health and pediatrics. Her most recent role supported the use of evidence-based decision making by pediatric interdisciplinary teams working to improve health outcomes for children living with chronic disease. 

Dr. List has served as a leader, mentor, and educator for clinical and professional staff, as well as, students in the medical and nursing sciences. She has co-authored several evidence-based practice reviews and served as an expert reviewer of numerous pediatric evidence-based clinical practice guidelines. Her research interests include population health disparities, healthcare quality performance measurement, comparative effectiveness reviews, and service learning in higher education.



  • PhD in Public Health/ Epidemiology, Walden University 2014;MPH in Public Health Practice, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2008;BSN, Nursing, Graceland University, 2001;ADN, Nursing, Brookdale Community College, 1985