Erika Janssen

Assistant Director of Accelerated Pre-Licensure Program, Assistant Professor
College of Nursing


  • - PhD Nursing, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, 2023
  • - MS Nursing Education, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, 2014
  • - BS Nursing, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, 2010
  • - AD Nursing, Fox Valley Technical College, 2006



  • - RN Licensure
  • - AHA Basic Life Support Certification (CPR)



  • - Online/Accelerated Nursing Education
  • - Medical/Surgical/Cardiac Nursing



  • -Englund, H., Janssen, E., Morgan, L. & Schroeder, G. (2024). Unpacking the Paradox: Understanding the Gap between Perceived and Actual Competence in LGBTQ+ Healthcare. Nurse Educator. (Accepted for Publication).



  • - Morgan, L., Janssen, E., Wren, K., Habeck, J. University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Graduate School Exploration Workshop Panel. Oshkosh, WI. March, 2024.
  • - Janssen, E., Talsma, AN., Johnson, T., Gondwe, K., & Harley, A. Associations between pregnancy-related weight variations, prenatal care factors, and infant birth weight. Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS). February 29, 2024. (Oral presentation)
  • - Blakeslee, T.L., Snethen, J., Janssen, E. & Cho, Y. (2023, November). Bullying, Guns and Non-Prescription Use of Pain Medications Among High School Students. Poster Presentation, Eta Nu Chapter of STTI 9th Annual Jacqueline F. Clinton, PhD, RN, FAAN Poster Symposium at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee.    
  • - Janssen, E., Talsma, AN., Johnson, T., Gondwe, K., & Harley, A. Who are the women at risk for gaining inadequate or excessive gestational weight during pregnancy? Wisconsin Perinatal Care (WPC). October 10, 2023 (Oral presentation).
  • - Elam-Canty, M. Niyokwizera, A., Collins, R., Janssen, E., Liu, X., Lloren, J., McNamee, L., Phan, K., Payjapoh, C., Ogonnaya, U., Johson, T., Gondwe, K., & Talsma, A. (2021). NSF I-Corps project: Understand the nurses’ experience with access and use of data for maternal-infant outcomes. Peer-reviewed poster presentation at Wisconsin Association for Perinatal Care. 2021 Statewide Perinatal Conference, April 28, 2021.  (Virtual Conference)
  • - Elam-Canty, M, Janssen, E, Anna, N, Talsma, AN. Review of nursing literature about evidence-based practices addressing pregnancy-related metabolic disease symptoms.  Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS). March 27, 2021. (Virtual Conference)
  • - Phan, K, Johnson, TS, Liu, X, Janssen, E, McNamee, L, Collins, R, Talsma, AN.  The influence of obesity on maternal-infant health through the lifespan.  Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS). March 27, 2021. (Virtual Conference
  • - Janssen, E. (2019) Mid-Level Manager Approach to Addressing Quality Improvement:  Results from Focus Group Study
  • - Janssen, E., Roddy, L., & Talsma, A. (2019) Nursing Leadership Experiences and Preferences of Quality Reporting and Implementation [Poster presentation]
  • - Course and Teaching Evaluations: Response Rates and Strategies, 2013


Awards and Honors

  • - Instructional Academic Staff Award, University of Wisconsin College, 2018
  • - UWO CON Doctoral Award, 2017
  • - “Best Research Poster,” Wisconsin Nurses Association (WNA) Annual Convention, 2013