Elvira Phelps

Contributing Faculty
College of Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Dr. Elvira G. Phelps has been teaching at Walden since 2012. She has completed several degrees in Education and Nursing. She has 37 years of teaching experience both locally and abroad and 17 years of clinical nursing and Nurse Practitioner experience. At Walden University, she held teaching positions related to leadership management and cultural diversity in nursing, policy and advocacy for population health and nursing administration: Executive Managerial Process As an administrator, she previously held various positions as Director of Nursing, Associate Dean of Nursing, Director of Women’s Services and served as a foreign Senior Education Officer in the Ministry of Education, Bauchi State, Nigeria. She is a recipient of various honors for her management skills and performance and published several articles in the field of nursing and education. Currently she is a member of the National League of Nursing Task Group on Diversity in the Workplace and a consultant/evaluator of the nursing programs in various universities and colleges nationwide.

Courses Taught

NURS 6053 - Interprofessional Organization & System Leadership


EdD, Enverga University Foundation

MSN, University of Colorado

MA, Enverga University Foundation

BSN, Medical Center Lucena Educational Institution

BS, Enverga University Foundation

BA, Sacred Heart College

Public Service

Beautification Drive and Backyard Gardening, Member - Kailua Kona

Medical Mission to the Philippines, Member - Quezon Province

Awards / Honors

Distinguished Alumna Award, Enverga University Foundation, 2008


Phelps, E. G. (2010). Giving through Teaching.

Phelps, E. G. A Conceptual Model for an Online Instruction Program in an Internet-based University.


Phelps, E. G. (2008). NLN Diversity Toolkit. National League of Nursing