Dr. L. Sue Gabriel, Ed.D., M.S.N., M.F.S., R.N. SANE-A

Contact Information

Dr. L. Sue Gabriel, Ed.D., M.S.N., M.F.S., R.N. SANE-A
Associate Professor of Nursing
RN to BSN and MSN Program Director
Pediatrics, Community Health, Forensic Nursing
Office location

312 Burt Hall

Office hours

By Appointment

I believe teaching and learning is a give and take process where both Professor and students learn from each other. I use an eclectic approach, meaning not everyone learns in the same way; so I use many teaching and learning methods and styles. I enjoy working with students.


Pediatrics, Mother Baby, Community Health, & Forensic Nursing


Certificate in Forensic Science 1999
Masters in Forensic Science NWU 2003
Masters in Nursing NWU 2005
Doctorate College of Saint Mary 2008
Board Certified Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE-A) 2008-Current
Board Certified Forensic Nurse (CFN) 2007

Courses taught


Community Health

Curriculum Development

Global Health

Forensic Nursing

Professional Communications

Teaching Strategies

Transcultural Nursing


Research and academic interests

Injury identification
Curriculum Development
Transcultural Nursing
Child Abuse & Neglect
Sexual Assault
Intimate Partner Violence
Teen Dating Violence
Human Trafficking

Death, Dying, and Grief

Service interests

Angel Dogs
Voices of Hope
Child Advocacy Center
Clinic with a Heart

Professional and community affiliations, certifications and awards

Editorial Staff Journal of Forensic Nursing
Editorial Staff on the International Journal of Injury and Violence
Member of the American Academy of Forensic Science (AAFS)
Sigma Theta Tau International current secretary
Sigma Theta Tau NuRho former Chapter Treasurer and President
International Association of Forensic Nursing member (IAFN)Past Membership Committee
NLN member
American Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC)
Former Nebraska International Identification
Former Disaster Mortuary Operations Recovery Team (DMORT)
General section Award for AAFS
Community Partner of the Year Voices of Hope

Academy of Forensic Nursing

Nebraska Nurse of the Year

Angel Dogs
Voices of Hope
Child Advocacy Center
Clinic with a Heart
City Wide SART team
Former Air/Army Guard SART team

Certified Sexual Assault Nurse Adult and Adolescent