Susan K. Walsh, RN, MSN
Susan K. Walsh, RN, MSN

Susan K. Walsh, RN, MSN

Assistant Professor
Program Director, Health Administration and Policy
College of Arts and Sciences

Academic Appointments


  • Cultural and Social Studies


  • Assistant Professor


Combine practical application with theory to prepare students for healthcare administration careers
Consistently receive outstanding course evaluations from students
Acted as HAP internship site supervisor since 2000
Facilitated internship positions for dozens of students at Creighton, Children’s, and other healthcare organizations since 2000                  Member of HAP Advisory Board since 2008; provide input on program content and growth opportunities

Publications and Presentations


  • Umberger, L. and Walsh, S. K. Annual Education Day: How to Efficiently and Effectively Educate Your Staff., Group Practice Journal, 58(6), 16-20, 2009


  • Why Healthcare Administrators Need Attorneys. Fraser Stryker Law Clerks, Omaha, NE., 2013
  • How are Academic Departments Dealing with the Financial Crisis? Association of Pathology Chairs Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA., 2009
  • Service Excellence in Healthcare. Health Administration and Policy Student Association Meeting, Omaha, NE., 2004
  • Getting the Most Out of Your Personal Computer. American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management, Kearney, NE., 2000

Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

  • Curriculum Development, Internship Development

Current Research Projects

  • Curriculum and Certification for Health Administration and Policy undergraduate programs and students

Awards and Honors

  • Mentoring and Leader Development Award, Nebraska and Western Iowa ACHE, 2016
  • Award for Professional Excellence - Major Advising, College of Arts and Sciences, 2016
  • Teaching for Tomorrow Award, Creighton Student Union, 2016
  • Outstanding Teacher of the Week Award, Delta Zeta, Theta Eta Chapter, 2015