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Gail Hanson Brenner, Ph.D., RN, CNE

Professional portrait of Gail Hanson Brenner
  • Assistant Professor
  • College of Nursing and Health Sciences
  • Nursing

Teaching Interests
  • Advocacy and political awareness
  • Professionalism and professional organizations
  • Ethics and standards of practice
  • History of nursing
  • Health policy
  • Leadership
  • Teach nursing courses in both traditional and BSN Completion undergraduate nursing programs
  • Faculty and academic advisor for admitted BSNC students
  • Faculty advisor for Eau Claire Student Nurses Association
Research and Creative Activities
  • Political Astuteness in Nurse Educators
  • WI Nursing Education and Nurse Faculty Surveys
  • Ph.D. in Nursing Education (University of Northern Colorado, 2022)
  • M.S.N. with focus in Education (University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, 2005)
  • B.S.N. via Completion program (University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, 2000)
  • A.D.N. from Rochester Community and Technical College, 1993
  • Certified Nurse Educator, 2020
Professional Memberships
  • Wisconsin Nurses Association, President 2024
  • American Nurses Association
Previous Professional Experience
  • 20+ years of nursing on a medical/cardiac unit