Lori Cronin, DNP, RN, CNE

Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing Get Contact Info




Dr. Cronin is a Certified Nurse Educator through the National League for Nursing, and has worked in community nursing for more than 20 years, in both practice and administration. Much of her work is focused on the health of Hispanic communities. She has taught nursing courses at the bachelor’s and master’s degree levels. She is a member of the National League for Nursing and the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.


  • Concordia University Wisconsin, Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • Cardinal Stritch University, Master of Science in Nursing
  • Carroll/Columbia College of Nursing, Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Areas of Specialization

Community nursing, leadership, cultural considerations in healthcare, diabetes care

What is your teaching style?

My approach is student-centered and interactive.  I like to draw upon real-world scenarios and stories to pique student interest and engagement and to promote critical thinking.

Why do you do what you do?

I love working with students and being able to share my passion for the nursing profession.

What should students know about you?

I have high standards, am approachable and truly enjoy working with students. In my spare time I like to stay physically active, spend time with family and eat Italian food.
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