Judith Monroe

Judy Monroe
Judith Monroe, DNP, ARNP, C-PNP

Project Director, CARE Grant​
(515) 643-6632

Office Location

Office Hours
By appointment

Mailing Address
Mercy College of Health Sciences
928 6th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309-1239

Year Started at Mercy College: 2004


  • BSN- St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN
  • MSN- University of Iowa
  • DNP- University of Iowa


  • Certified Pediatric Nursing Practitioner (C-PNP)

Advice to Students

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Clinical/Field Experience

  • Hospital experience- medical and psychiatric units

  • Parish Nurse

  • Long Term Care

  • Home Care

  • Occupational Health (Maytag)

  • Lactation Consultant

Research Interests and Professional Projects

  • Oakridge Neighborhood

  • Breastfeeding

  • Obesity in Children under five years old

Recent Publications/Presentations

  • CARE Project presentation at Association of Public Health Nurse Educators annual institute (2020)

Professional Memberships

  • National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)
  • Iowa Nurse Practitioners American Nursing Association (ANA)
  • Iowa Nursing Assoication (INA)
  • Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI)

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About Us

Mercy College of Health Sciences has been transforming students into healthcare professionals since 1899. Located in downtown Des Moines, Iowa, we offer master's degreesbachelor’s degrees, associate degrees, certificate programs, and continuing education courses.

Mercy College is the only private Catholic college in central Iowa and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), in addition to numerous programmatic accreditors.

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