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Gretchen Zunkel

Contributing Faculty

College of Nursing

Degree Program Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Dr. Zunkel, faculty in the MSN-NP program, has been a Nurse Practitioner for more than 20 years. She is dually certified as an Adult Nurse Practitioner and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She has given presentations on couple's communication, family stress reduction, MBSR, and diagnostic reasoning for NP students.

Courses Taught

NURS 6640 - Individual Psychotherapy

NURS 6650 - Group and Family Psychotherapy

NURS 6660 - NP Role I Child and Adolescent

NURS 6670 - NP Role II Adult and Older Adult

NURS 6540 - NP Care of Older Adults


PhD, University of Washington - Seattle, WA United States


Post-master's Certificate, College of Saint Scholastica - Duluth, MN

Awards / Honors

Volunteer Award- National Kidney Foundation, 2013


Zunkel, G. (2019). App Your Way to Wellness. Walden University.