Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
DNP, CPNP-PC Systems Leadership Rush University 2013
MSN Pediatric Nurse Practitioner California State University, Long Beach 1995
BSN Nursing University of Texas Health and Science Center, Houston 1990

Advanced Assessment, Advanced Pharmacology, MSN Comprehensive Exam, Organizational Systems Leadership, Population Health, and DNP Project Planning I, II, III

Weekly Clinical Practice as a certified PNP
Community/Population Health, Pediatric Health, Health Inequities


* Community Health Nursing
* Nursing Issues
* Spanish Medical Terminology
* Clinical instructor for Pediatric
* Clinical instructor Medical-Surgical
* Clinical instructor Critical Care

An Innovative Journey: Establishing a Nurse Managed Health Clinic Serving the Vulnerable Population
Knowledge and Readiness of Interprofessional Education in Athletic Training and Nurse Practitioner Students: A Pilot Study. MacDonald, Baker, Herrera, and Bursch
(2017). Creating a Multidisciplinary Team to Develop and Implement Interprofessional Education (IPE) Simulations: Preparing Students for Collaborative Practice. International Congress of Nurse, Barcelona, Spain. Herrera, D. & Bursch, L
Education Strategies for Health Promotion on the Global Level. Will present at the 6th World Congress on Nursing and Health Care in Amsterdam. Meyer, R., Bursch, L., & Herrera, D.
Improving Provider Diabetes Care in a Student-Run Free Clinic. Presented at the CONAA conference, Portland, OR, Sheehan, L. & Bursch, L
Improving Provider Care in a Student- Run Free Clinic. Presented at the NLN Education summit: North Star: Purpose, Power, & Passion. Washington, DC. Sheehan, L., Bursch, L, & Baker, M.
Innovative Educational Strategies for Culturally Competent Care. Presented virtually at Sigma Theta Tau International. Bursch, L., Herrera, D., & Meyer, R.
Herrera, D., Bursch, L., Dickert, J., MacDonald, N., Ness, B., Ontiveros, H., & Penny, M. (2020). Innovative Use of the Interprofessional Collaborative Competency Attainment Survey (ICCAS) Across 6 Healthcare Programs. Nexxus Summit; October 2020. Virtual Conference

Trinity Lutheran Church

Medical Mission Trip to Honduras
RSP Rwanda
ISP South Asia
ISP Philippines
ISP Thailand (twice)
ISP Spain
ISP Brazil (twice)
ISP Zambia
ISP East Africa
ISP Zambia
Church in the Community (Trinity Lutheran Church)

I enjoy traveling in the states and in other countries to learn other cultures. I love old movies and reading.

"Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afrair=d, do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go." Joshua 1:9