Dr. Jenny Radsma is a Professor of Nursing at UMFK and has been teaching here since 1997. Dr. Radsma earned her RN from the Kelsey Institute in Saskatchewan in 1982 and her Bachelors of Nursing from the University of Lethbridge in Alberta in 1989. She earned her Masters of Nursing from the University of Saskatchewan in 1996 and her Ph.D. from Barry University in 2005.
Dr. Radsma began her career as a staff nurse before becoming the Director of Community Health and Rehabilitation Services in Alberta. A natural writer, Dr. Radsma has held several roles in conjunction with being a professor at UMFK. She was an editor for the American Nurses’ Association Maine Journal, the editor for Potato Chips Chapbook, and has facilitated the UMFK Presidential Lecture Series as well as the Writing Contest for several years. Dr. Radsma co-authored the book, Compassionate Journeys: Honoring Our Mothers’ Stories and has contributed pieces to the Canadian Journal of Netherlandic Studies.
An avid walker, Dr. Radsma has made treks through several countries. She enjoys reading, writing, knitting, hiking, biking, cooking, and socializing.