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Kiel, Deborah W.

Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Programs
Nursing and Allied Health Center, 104C
(636) 627-6725

Course Information

Term Course Course Name

SP SEM 15 NUR 50200 OL1 ONLNE Policy Finance & Organization of Health Systems


Dr. Deborah Kiel Joined the Lindenwood University Faculty as an Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Nursing Programs in June 2013. Deborah, a lifelong St. Louis area resident, currently lives in St. Louis County with her husband, Hugh.  Dr. Kiel and her husband share a passion for travel, food, and music. They enjoy blues and  jazz and love to explore food and music during their travel experiences.

Educational and Professional Experience

Dr. Kiel earned her doctor of philosophy in public health studies with a concentration in health management and policy from St. Louis University. She holds a master’s and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Saint Louis University and is nationally certified as a Clinical nurse Specialist in Community Health Nursing.
Dr. Kiel's clinical experience is in public health nursing and health administration. She has worked in local public health as a public health nurse and an administrator and as an administrator in a Federally Qualified Neighborhood Health Center. Dr. Kiel has developed and evaluated public health programs for medically under-served groups in our community and has particular interest in maternal and child health.  
Dr. Kiel has over 15 years of academic experience in higher education. She has taught courses in public health and in nursing.  
Dr. Kiel was recently elected to the Community Advisory Council of the Missouri Foundation for Health and serves on the Board of Directors of the Maternal Child and Family Health Coalition of St. Louis and the Visiting Nurse Association. 

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