Lynn Schmidt, PhD

Dr. Lynn Schmidt received her RN degree from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan, a BSN and MSN from Ball State University, and a PhD from Indiana University. Following her initial clinical career in Medical/Surgical, and later in Outpatient Surgery, Otorhinolaryngology, and School Nursing, Dr. Schmidt has been a nurse educator for the past fifteen years, teaching didactic courses in the area of nursing research, nursing theory, and diversity in healthcare to pre-licensure and graduate students.

Her dissertation focused on an evaluation of the impact of an intercultural learning experience on the development of transcultural self-efficacy of senior level baccalaureate of science nursing students. She is certified as a nurse educator, as well as a facilitator of Cultural Intelligence and Unconscious Bias with the Cultural Intelligence Center.