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Annette Greer

Annette G. Greer, PhD, MSN, RN

Associate Professor


Dr. Greer is Associate Professor, Department of Bioethics and Interdisciplinary Studies and Co-Director, Office of Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Education. She teaches Interdisciplinary Rural Health courses primarily in online environments, teaches public health and adult education, and collaborates with faculty from the College of Human Ecology to teach an Honors Seminar that combines art and health. Dr. Greer has been involved in interdisciplinary education for over twelve years.

Along with her advanced degrees in nursing, Dr. Greer has associate degrees in Agriculture Science and Agricultural Business. She serves on the NIH/NCI National Advisory Board of the Agricultural Health Study and represents farm spouses. She has published on interdisciplinary education, service-learning, and distance education pedagogy in allied health and nursing journals. Dr. Greer's dissertation research in learner-centered pedagogy has been published internationally in journal articles, a book chapter, and a recent book release.

Her research interests include:

  • rural health and social determinants of health for adolescent, adult, and geriatric populations, including palliative and hospice care
  • interprofessional care to distributed populations using technologies in the home and ethics of community-campus partnerships for service and research
  • integrating her current interprofessional educational/research into medical education