Lisa Thuerauf

Lisa Thuerauf, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor
(319) 721-3124

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

Year started at Mercy College: 2021


  • BSN, Mount Mercy University (1993)

  • MSN, Clarke University (2006)

  • Doctor of Education, Health Professions Education (EdD-HPE), Allen College (in progress)


  • Nursing

Clinical Field Experience

  • Chronic care, home health care, nursing education; and 10 years as Critical Nurse in ICU

Professional Memberships

  • Sigma Theta Tau International American Nurses Association (ANA)

  • Iowa Nurses Association (INA)

  • National League of Nursing (NLN)

  • Iowa League of Nursing (ILN)


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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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