Faculty/Staff Profile

Heidi J. Keeler, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor
Director, Continuing Nursing Education
Director, Office of Community Engagement

Contact Information
University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)
College of Nursing - Omaha Division
985330 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5330
tel:(402) 559-6412 
E-Mail: hkeeler@unmc.edu


  • Faculty, Gero Nurse Prep Course

Affiliate Roles

Interim Director, Office of Community Engagement


Dr. Keeler’s research interests include health promotion, prevention and advocacy. She has expertise in education and curriculum design, focusing on distance and online educational activities as related to professional development for nurses at all levels of practice. She is interested in the use of technology for both educational and practice change.

Professional Service

  • UNMC Honorary Degrees and Awards Committee
  • Educational Development Institute (EDI) Committee
  • Member, Well-being Coordinating Council
  • Member, Sigma Theta Tau


  • iLEAD: UNMC Leadership Academy Graduate
  • 40 Under 40 Leadership Award, Nebraska Action Coalition, 2012