Vicki L. Simpson, PhD, MSN, RN, CHES


BSN, Purdue University
PhD, Purdue University


Vicki Simpson, Nursing, is an Assistant Professor at Purdue University. Dr. Simpson completed her undergraduate nursing degrees at Purdue University, her master’s degree with a focus on community health nursing at Indiana University in Indianapolis, and her doctorate in health promotion at Purdue University. Professor Simpson’s research examines the impact of health risk appraisals on behavior change. Health risk appraisals gather a great deal of data which can be useful to support and track the behavior change process at both the individual and aggregate level. Additionally, Dr. Simpson conducts research concerning the impact of innovative nursing education designs. She has received the College of Health and Human Sciences Undergraduate Teaching Award and has been inducted as a Fellow in the university’s Teaching Academy. She teaches undergraduate courses across the curriculum.

Area(s) of Specialization

Population Health

Introduction to Nursing

Simpson, Vicki L.
Assistant Professor

Faculty Associate, Center on Aging and Life Course

Phone: 765-496-3702
Office: JNSN 238

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