Frances Thunberg,
D.N.P., C.N.E., R.N.-B.C.

Associate Dean of School of Nursing
Associate Professor of Nursing

B.S.N., M.S.N., East Carolina University
D.N.P., Union University

Nixon Nursing Building
fthunberg@barton.edu | 800-345-4973 x6405

Frances Thunberg is a 1977 BSN graduate and a 1983 M.S.N. graduate of East Carolina University. She earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree at Union University in Jackson, Tenn., in 2013. She has practiced nursing in adult health, women’s health, and pediatrics and is a Certified Nurse Educator as well as a Certified Pediatric Nurse. She now serves as an associate professor in the School of Nursing at Barton College.

Thunberg’s research interests include diabetes in children, nursing management, teaching and learning strategies, as well as the transition of new nurses into practice.