Diana Shenefield, PhD, MSN, RN, came to Huntington University in 2009 to teach in the nursing program. She is responsible for teaching nursing classes in the junior and senior year program, as well as in the RN to BSN Adult Degree Program.
Before coming to Huntington, Shenefield worked as a Registered Nurse for 25 years specializing in pediatrics. She holds a Masters in Nursing Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University and a PhD in Nursing Education through Capella University.
In August of 2014, Shenefield was honored for her exceptional successes in the nursing community by the Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare and the International Nurses Association. Her recognition came from her "many years in the healthcare industry focused particularly on emergency nursing and nursing education" and her continued "passion, dedication, and enthusiasm for patient care necessary to be considered a Top Nurse in her field." (Full article)
Shenefield has been married for 30 years to her husband, Gary. They have two children, Jeremiah who is a Captain in the United States Army and works as a government contractor in Washington, D.C. and Rebecca who is a freshman Public Relations major at HU.
Shenefield and her family reside in Huntington.