Bridget Drafahl

Contributing Faculty
College of Management and Human Potential
Ph.D. Health Services

Dr. Bridget Drafahl has been in the nursing profession for over 30 years. Dr. Drafahl has taught in ADN, BSN, MSN, DNP, and PhD programs throughout her career. Dr. Drafahl is honored to be a part of the Walden PhD program acting as Chair for many students.


PhD, Capella University

MSN, University of Phoenix

BSN, University of Iowa

Public Service

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central iowa, Board Member -


Drafahl, B. M. The Influences Burnout and Lack of Empowerment have on Faculty Creativity. Nursing Education Perspectives


Drafahl, B. M. (2018). The Introduction of DNP Workrooms. ANCC