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Rebecca Ann Davis, DNP, APHN-BC

Assistant Professor


R Davis


Faculty - Nursing
College of Nursing
Nursing Practice (Doctorate)
Nursing Post-Graduate (Post-Graduate Certificate)
Nursing MSN (Master of Science)
Graduate School
CRISS II - Criss 2 - 217B

Rebecca Ann Davis, DNP, APHN-BC

Assistant Professor


Dr Becky Davis joined the College of Nursing faculty in 2014. She practiced for several years as a community/public health nurse before becoming a nurse educator. She completed graduate studies at Creighton University and the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Her previous practice and current academic roles are consistently linked to care of under-resourced individuals, families and whole populations. Her research focus is community-engaged health disparities, with themes in refugee health, active aging, spiritual dimensions of care, health communication and community health education. She currently teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Population Health and holds a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree in Advanced Public Health – Global Health Nursing.

Teaching Interests

  • Advanced Public Health/ Global Health Nursing


Nursing - Bachelors


Assistant Professor


  • Public Health Nursing
    Davis, R. A., Travers Gustafson, D. Academic-Practice Partnership in Public Health Nursing: Working with Families in a Village-Based Collaboration
    32(4), p. 327-338 2015


  • Podium Presentation - Student self-evaluation tool linking practicum experience to PHN guiding principles. 2016
  • Poster presentation: Health Education Toolkit for Refugee Populations through Academic-Practice Partnership. Poster Presentation. Global Health Conference Midwest 2016. 2016
  • Davis, R. & Tachenko-Achord. S. (2014) Academic-Practice Partnership in Public Health Nursing: Working Together with Families in a Village-based Collaboration. Poster Presentation, American Public Health Association 142nd Annual Meeting and Expo. 2014