University of Portland

Holly Simpson

School of Nursing & Health Innovations, Senior Instructor

Holly Simpson



Buckley Center 301

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Holly Simpson, MS, RN, CNE, has been a nursing instructor at the University of Portland since 2016. She has a background in nursing care of older adults, chronic illness, and residential care communities. She holds bachelor’s degrees in Social Work and Nursing, as well as a Master of Science in Nursing Education.  


  • Master of Science of Nursing Education, University of Portland
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Portland
  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Work, George Fox University


  • Collaborated with Dr. Nicole Auxier on the adaptable role of the Clinical Faculty Coordinator (CFC) within multiple settings of the University of Portland's Dedicated Education Units (DEU)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Nurses Association
  • Oregon Nurses Association
  • National Gerontological Nurses Association
  • National League of Nursing

Curriculum Vitae