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Edward M Penson Faculty Awards

Wendy Bauer

Wendy Bauer is an assistant professor and director of research and evaluation in the College of Nursing. While at UW Oshkosh, she has taught a variety of courses in the undergraduate and graduate programs and advised Honors and doctoral students. As a first-generation faculty member, she strives to provide compassionate support to students from all backgrounds to foster their achievement of scholarly excellence while prioritizing self-care.

Her research interests are broadly focused on self-management in chronic conditions. Specifically, Bauer is interested in improving health outcomes for at-risk populations with chronic respiratory diseases through environmental air quality management. Her research interests inform her teaching and advising by encouraging nursing students to prioritize family-centered approaches to care that encourage effective self-management practices.