College of Nursing
Dr. Patricia (Patti) Varga currently teaches policy and evidence based practice courses at Walden University. She has been teaching for over 20 years in a variety of roles from associate degree nursing programs through doctoral programs. In addition to teaching, she currently practices as a Faith Community Nurse serving two diverse central city faith communities. Her past practice includes roles in staff and leadership positions in a variety of settings. She serves her profession as President of her local Sigma Theta Tau chapter, immediate past chair of the Education Research Interest Group of the Midwest Nursing Research Society, Board member of her state Faith Community Nursing Organization, grant reviewer for several organizations and co-chair of an annual research conference sponsored through the collaborative partnerships between area academic and health care organizations.