The Catholic University of America

Janet Gehring, M.S.N., RN, CPNP, CDR (Ret. U.S. Navy, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner), Clinical Instructor and Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs.


Janet Gehring serves as the Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Nursing at The Catholic University of America School of Nursing in Washington, D. C.  Professor Gehring obtained her Diploma in Nursing from Burge School of Nursing in Springfield, Missouri.  She completed her BSN from Old Dominion University and then attended Duke University and completed her MSN. Gehring is a PhD candidate at The Catholic University of America, School of Nursing.

As an Assistant Clinical Professor, Gehring currently teaches in the BSN and MSN programs.  She retired from the Navy Nurse Corps after 22 years of service.  Professor Gehring is a nationally certified pediatric nurse practitioner.  While in the Navy Mrs. Gehring held a number of clinical leadership positions and her most recent being Director of Branch Clinics, United States Naval Hospital Okinawa, Japan the largest Naval overseas hospital. Professor  Gehring’s research interests are military families managing children with chronic health conditions and caring for military casualties during war aboard a hospital ship.

Assistant Dean Janet Gehring Curricula Vitae