M.S. Nursing - Olivet Nazarene University - Bourbonnais, IL
B.S. Nursing - Olivet Nazarene University - Bourbonnais, IL
A.S. Nursing - Kishwaukee Community College, Malta, IL
Assistant Professor Helen Lawhorn joined Rockford University in the fall of 2015. She graduated from Kishwaukee Community College with her Associate Degree in Nursing in 1990. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from the Olivet Nazarene University in 2010. She completed her Master of Sciences Nursing Administration at Olivet Nazarene University in 2011.
Professor Lawhorn has a strong background in bedside nursing and nursing administration. She has worked in several areas of nursing: Medical–Surgical, Intensive Care, Obstetrics, Emergency Department and Nursing Administration. She holds certifications in Trauma and Advances Life Support as well as several certifications in Pediatrics and Nursing Administration.
Professor Lawhorn has a passion for medicine and nursing. She incorporates her philosophy of servant leadership into the classroom.