Beth Smith, MSN, WHNP-BC,RN


Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Purdue University

Master of Arts, Training and Development/Instructional Design, Roosevelt University

Master of Science in Nursing, Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, University of Colorado


Beth graduated from Purdue University in May 2003. Upon graduation, she worked in Labor and Delivery, Postpartum, and Antepartum in Chicago and provided Postpartum and Antepartum care at a safety net hospital in Denver. She also has experience working in pharmacovigilance and evidence-based clinical support systems. Her primary passion lies in the women’s health and nursing education domains. She went on to obtain her MSN, Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner degree from University of Colorado. In 2017, an opportunity arose to return to her alma mater and educate the next generation of nurses. She loves being back at Purdue University and being a small part of the nursing student’s passage into practice. She recently embarked on the PhD journey with a planned focus on women’s health issues.

She is married to her college sweetheart, Ryan and has two future boilermakers. A 9 year old daughter and a 6 year old son. She loves being outside, spending time with her family, and traveling.

Area(s) of Specialization

  • Women's Health
  • Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner
Beth Smith
Clinical Assistant Professor

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Office: HAMP 2215-C-2

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