Dr. Lori A. Taula


School of Nursing
Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

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Missouri State University
School of Nursing
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



  • Doctor of Nursing Practice, University of Missouri - Kansas City, May 2023
  • Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner, Research College of Nursing KC, Kansas City MO, December 2010
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Research College of Nursing KC, Kansas city MO, 2007
  • Bachelor in Science in Social Psychology, Park University, Kansas City MO.


  • RCON Adjunct Clinical instructor- FNP program
  • RCON Adjunct Clinical Instructor- BSN program

Professional experience

  • Certified Nurse Practitioner with 13 years of experience in large hospital settings, primary care, retail health, acute and chronic care, wound care and renal metabolic care.

Research and professional interests

  • Mental Health
  • Patient empowerment/empathy
  • Environmentalism
  • Teach strategies (patient and provider)
  • Wound Care
  • Holistic Care
  • Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  • UMKC Graduate Assistance Fund Grant 2022
  • Sigma Theta Tau Scholarship 2023