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Rick Daniels Ph.D., R.N., COL (ret.)

  • (541) 552-6701

    Ashland Campus

    • Associate Professor School of Nursing

Rick Daniels, R.N., Ph.D. received his B.S.N. from the University of Oregon School of Nursing, his M.S.N. from the University of San Diego, and his Ph.D. in Nursing from the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Daniels has been an associate professor for the School of Nursing, Ashland campus, since 1988. His primary responsibilities are teaching theory and clinical courses at the undergraduate level, performing research with a wellness focus, and serving on campus-wide committees. He teaches a variety of acute care didactic nursing courses, such as pathophysiology, adult health and illness, and pharmacology. In addition, Dr. Daniels developed and taught a distance learning course in Pathophysiology from 1994-2000, as well as co-teaching the R.N.-B.S.N. online Pathophysiology course from 2002-2006. In the clinical settings, he initiated innovative selected clinical immersion courses in the areas of perioperative nursing, intensive care, and emergency health services. Dr. Daniels has also obtained three successive grants with the Department of the Army for initiating wellness programs with Oregon National Guardsmen. In addition, he has written a number of articles in nursing journals, authored three nursing textbooks which are in multiple editions, and presented posters and presentations at local, regional, and national conferences. Dr. Daniels maintained his clinical practice in the Oregon Army National Guard as the State of Oregon Deputy Commander at the rank of Colonel. He retired with 28 years of military service with multiple awards in August 2012


  • B.S.N., University of Oregon School of Nursing 1910
  • M.S.N., University of San Diego, San Diego California 1910
  • Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin Texas 1910

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