Heather Vartanian, PhD, MSN, RN

Associate Dean of Practice

 Email: heather.vartanian@ccon.edu

Areas of Expertise

  • Adult Nurse Practitioner
  • Acute care
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Preventative Health



Degree Held School Attended Location (City, State)
PhD Marquette University Milwaukee, WI
MSN Marquette University Milwaukee, WI
BSN Marquette University Milwaukee, WI

Professional Affiliations 

Organization Officer Memberships Website
Wisconsin Nurses Association N/A Wisconsin Nurses Association Website
Sigma Theta Tau International N/A Sigma Theta Tau Website
National Lipid Association N/A www.lipid.org

Professional Certifications

Adult Nurse Practitioner

Basic Life Support

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Recent Publications

Vartanian, H.K., Bobay, K. L., Weiss, M. E., (2013). Nurses’ Perceptions of Sustainability of Magnet Efforts. Journal of Nursing Administration, 43(3), 166-171.  doi: 10.1097/NNA.0b013e318283dca7

Recent Presentations

Vartanian, H. & Topp, R. A comparison of antecedents of regular exercise among obese women who do and do not achieve weight loss during six months. Interactive poser session at the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International 42nd Biennial Convention. Indianapolis, IN, November 16-20, 2014.

Vartanian, H., Bobay, K., & Weiss, M.  Nurses’ Perceptions of Magnet Sustainability.  Interactive poster session at the 37th Annual Midwest Nursing Research Society Conference. Chicago, IL, March 7-10, 2013.

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