Faculty Profile

Patricia McQuillin Voss, ND/DNP, MSN, CNM, CNE

  • Nurse-Midwife
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Biography

Trish McQuillin Voss, DNP, MSN, CNM, CNE holds a Doctor of Nursing (ND) degree, a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) certificate, and a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree from Case Western Reserve University, a Certificate in Nurse-Midwifery from Frontier Nursing University (FNU) and is a Certified Nurse Educator. She has worked at FNU since March of 2006 and served on the Administrative Team as Director of the ADN-MSN+DNP Bridge from 3/2006-3/2016. Dr. Voss is an Associate Professor of Nursing at FNU, and is Course Faculty for PC713 Principles of Independent Practice. Dr. Voss is also the CNEP/CWHCNP Regional Clinical Faculty (RCF) for Oregon, Utah and Nevada. Dr. Voss has over 22 years of experience in nursing education, with 17 of those years in leadership positions including department chair, college dean, and program director. Dr. Voss served as capstone chair for students in FNU’s post-master's DNP program in addition to her teaching duties. She presents nationally on LGBTQ access to care issues, and on writing across the curriculum (WAC) in graduate programs, with a special focus on improving graduate students’ scholarly writing ability. Dr. Voss is certified in nurse-midwifery by the American Midwifery Certification Board, and her clinical work in midwifery and women’s health was focused in rural Montana. Dr. Voss serves the profession by volunteering as an MSN and DNP program evaluator site visitor for the Accreditation Commission on Nursing Education. She is an active member of the American College of Nurse-Midwives/Oregon Affiliate, the National Organization for Nurse Practitioner Faculties and the National League for Nursing. Dr. Voss lives in Clackamas County, Oregon, along the Clackamas River, and is in the Pacific Time Zone. When she is not busy with FNU duties, she can be found on her kayak, where she enjoys fishing for steelhead, trout and bass.