Jerrilee LaMar

Dr. Jerrilee LaMar

Associate Professor and Nancy McFadin Mueller Chair in Nursing

Graves Hall, Room 204


  • CNE, (Certified Nurse Educator) American Association of the College of Nursing
  • PhD, Curriculum and Instruction, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN
  • MSN, University of Evansville, Evansville, Indiana
  • BSN, University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, Indiana


Jerrilee is associate professor and Nancy McFadin Mueller Endowed Chair in the Dunigan Family School of Nursing. In addition to her duties as Chair and Associate Professor of Nursing, she serves as an American Heart Association Basic Life Support Instructor.

Jerrilee has contributed chapters on Growth and Development to both the 8th Edition of “Essentials of Nursing” and the 9th Edition of “Fundamentals of Nursing” textbooks published by Mosby-Yearbook. She has also revised the study guides for the 7th Edition of “Clinical Nursing Fundamentals Study Guide” and was also invited to write the 600-item test bank for the 7th Edition of “Basic Nursing”.

Dr. LaMar's research projects include a study that examined the self-assessment of competency within a professional development program on a surgical oncology unit at a local hospital. Dr. LaMar has also served as the University of Evansville site coordinator for a national research study sponsored by the American Heart Association, the National League of Nursing, Laerdal, and HeartCode that measured the retention of CPR skills in nursing students using an e-learning tool to teach CPR. She has also co-authored three journal articles that report findings of the study.

Dr. LaMar is a member of the executive committee of the University of Evansville Faculty Senate and serves as a faculty advisor for the professional student nurse organization (SNAP) on the UE campus.

Dr. LaMar is also active on her farm in Poseyville, Indiana, raising registered Alpine dairy goats, keeping bees, and producing artisan cheeses and soap and natural skincare products from goat's milk from her home-based business, Artisan Homestead.