College of Nursing

Dr. Merry van Zoeren

Visiting Assistant Professor

  • A.D.N. Pikes Peak Community College, 2001
  • B.S.N. University of Phoenix, 2003
  • M.S.N. University of Phoenix, 2008
  • E.D.D. University of Phoenix, 2018


Merry van Zoeren first joined the Northwest University College of Nursing as an Adjunct Professor in 2013 teaching medical-surgical clinical. Merry's background is adult critical care nursing and emergency medicine, and she continues to work as a clinical nursing in the Critical Care Unit at Evergreen Hospital. Merry developed a deep love for teaching healthcare providers as a BLS Instructor Trainer with the American Heart Association in 1997, and later as a clinical instructor with nursing students. She has continued to develop her career in education throughout her critical care nursing practice.   


American Critical Care Nurses Association
STTI, Sigma Theta Tau International, Psi-at-Large Chapter
WSNA, Washington State Nursing Association