April 6, 2021

Dr. Kim Bro named Dean of the Martin-Herold College of Nursing & Health

New Dean Named

Mount Mercy University is pleased to announce that Kim Bro, PhD, RN has been named dean of the Martin-Herold College of Nursing & Health.

Dr. Bro, a Mount Mercy alum, has been teaching at Mount Mercy since 2010—in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. She has held the title of BSN chair since 2019 and interim dean since 2020.

Dr. Bro’s dissertation involved interviewing nursing adjunct clinical faculty and discovering how they best learn in their clinical teaching positions. She enjoys working with nursing adjunct clinical faculty and empowering them to reach their fullest potential. Dr. Bro is dedicated to narrowing the gap between nursing education and practice.

Passionate about cardiac nursing, Dr. Bro is a practicing staff nurse in the heart holding unit and teaches basic life support at UnityPoint Health-St. Luke’s Hospital. She belongs to the American Nurse’s Association, Iowa Nurse’s Association and Sigma Theta Tau International-Kappa Xi chapter, and she volunteers as an intake nurse at the Community Health Free Clinic.