Ph.D. Interdisciplinary Health Nursing, Walden University
MSN, Walden University
ADN, Portland Community College
Stacy January started teaching at Bushnell as adjunct faculty in the summer of 2022 and progressed to a full-time teaching position in fall of 2022. She teaches exclusively in the ABSN program. She has over 30 years of nursing experience in various roles from staff nurse, manager, clinical educator, program director, to academia. Dr. January values teamwork, continuous quality improvement, and collaboration within all interactions; as well as learning from all she encounters. She strives to make the most of her strengths, building knowledge with others and cultivating relationships within the nursing community.
Dr. January received a Doctor of Philosophy – Nursing with her field of study in Interdisciplinary Health from Walden University in 2019, a Master’s of Science in Nursing from Walden University in 2014, and an Associate Degree in Nursing in 1988.
Dr. January’s area of clinical experience is in maternal nursing, communication and education. Her PhD work was done on “Positive Deviance Behaviors and Definition in Nursing”. Where she found 13 behaviors to support her study and created a definition for nursing. In addition, she has served on both the Bushnell University Advisory Board and the Lane Community College Advisory Board. She is a member of Sigma, an International Nursing Honor Society, where she is the current President of Alpha Alpha Tau Chapter. She also belongs to Association for Nursing Professional Development, and Golden Key International Society. She considers it an honor and privilege to work with students while partnering with them to advance their education, knowledge and professionalism while pursing God’s calling.