PhD, Marquette University; MS, University of Illinois at Chicago; BSN, Alverno College; Diploma of Nursing, Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center

Research Interests

Oppressed group behaviors in nurses; education; pain management; cardiology


Dr. Matheson is the chief administrative officer of a large cardiology practice and director of an acute-care cardiac catheterization laboratory. She taught at the undergraduate level of nursing for nine years prior to establishing a graduate nursing program. Dr. Matheson has served as a CCNE site visitor since 2008. She joined Walden’s faculty in 2009 and teaches courses in leadership and management.