Faculty Profile

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Director, Casey Shillam, PhD, RN

Casey Shillam imageDirector, Casey Shillam, PhD, RN
WWU, Miller Hall 416B
(360) 650-6631

Education:

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship University of California, Davis Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing Sacramento, CA
  • Ph.D., Oregon Health & Science University School of Nursing, Portland, OR
  • M.S., Oregon Health & Science University School of Nursing, Portland, OR
  • B.S, nursing, Oregon Health & Science University School of Nursing, Ashland, OR
  • B.A., Portland State University College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Portland, OR

Clinical Background:

  • Consultant; Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action Robert Wood Johnson Foundation / Center to Champion Nursing in America at AARP
  • Certification Line Director: Gerontological Nursing; Allegro Reviews: Nursing Specialty Education Portland, OR
  • Nurse Case Manager; Harvest Homes Assisted Living and Residential Care Facility, Portland, OR
  • Quality Assurance Program, Director & Home Health Nurse; Signature Home Health, Wilsonville, OR
  • Staff Registered Nurse, Unit Coordinator; The Holgate Center Skilled Nursing Facility, Portland, OR

Honors and Awards:

  • Nursing Faculty Fellowship Award, Maryland Higher Education Commission, 2012
  • John A. Hartford‐Western Institute of Nursing Regional Geriatric Nursing New Researcher Award, Western Institute of Nursing, 2009
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Beta Psi PhD Graduation Award, Beta Psi Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau, International, 2008
  • Excellence in Gerontological Nursing Education: Baccalaureate‐Level Curricular Innovation, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, 2007
  • Dean’s Award for Doctoral Dissertation, Oregon Health & Science University, School of Nursing, 2007
  • Touchmark Scholars Award, Oregon Health & Science University School of Nursing, Hartford Center for Geriatric Nursing Excellence (CGNE), 2006
  • Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity Scholar, John A. Hartford Foundation, 2004
  • Pre‐Doctoral Institutional Traineeship, National Institute of Nursing Research (NRSA) 5 T 32 NR07048‐15, Nursing Care for Older Populations, Oregon Health & Science University School of Nursing, 2002
  • Inducted Member, Sigma Theta Tau International, 2002
  • Dean’s List with Honors, Baccalaureate Program, Oregon Health & Science University, School of Nursing, 2002
  • Magna Cum Laude, Baccalaureate Program, Oregon Health & Science University, School of Nursing, 2002
  • Faculty Award for Outstanding Undergraduate, Oregon Health & Science University, School of Nursing, 2002
  • Hartford Scholarship in Geriatric Nursing, Oregon Health & Science University Hartford CGNE, 2001


A BSN provides:

  • A competitive edge in the job market
  • Greater employment security
  • Increased earning potential
  • Career advancement
  • Graduate study options for advanced nursing roles

Learn more about the RN-to-BSN program:

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