Isabelle Soule

Associate Professor, School of Nursing

photo of Isabelle SouleIsabelle Soule has been a nurse for the past 40 years, beginning in neonatal intensive care and shifting midcareer to maternal and newborn global health. She holds a B.S.N. from Walla Walla College and a M.S.N. and Ph.D. from Oregon Health & Science University. When in the United States, Isabelle focuses on serving immigrant, refugee, and asylee populations. When abroad, she works in women’s health and nursing education. Her research interests lie in the development of cultural humility, recognizing her clients and students from around the world as her most important teachers. She has served the University of Rwanda in a number of roles in support of nursing education and health care, including director of the M.S.N. program neonatal specialty track and program coordinator of the Rwanda Human Resources for Health Program, a collaborative program aimed at educating Rwandan nurses and midwives to provide exemplary care. Isabelle is a practicing ceramic artist, comparing her work at the potter’s wheel to her work in global health.