JoAnne Wallis

JoAnne Wallis

Office Phone: (540) 432-4193

Cell Phone: (907) 388-2772


Main Campus, Harrisonburg

Office Location: CC 326

Office Hours: Posted weekly on office door

Associate Professor

Nursing Dept

Jo is a Family Nurse Practitioner who has worked as an FNP for the past 11 years. Prior to getting her MSN in Family Nurse Practitioner, Jo worked for 20 years as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner in Alaska and the Pacific Islands. She joined the nursing department at EMU Fall 2008 and is fulfilling a life goal to teach basic nursing students. She is married to Pete Wallis and has two children, Adam and Kosh.


MSN, University of Alaska Anchorage
Certificate in Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner
BSN, Eastern Mennonite University
Nursing diploma, West Chester School of Nursing

Church, Community and Professional Service

Attending Early Church
Volunteers at the Harrisonburg Suitcase Clinic
FNP in women’s health, pediatriacs, and urgent care clinic in Alaska during summers.

Certifications and Licenses

Licensed as NP in Virginia & Alaska
Licensed as RN in Virginia & Alaska
Certification as Family Nurse Practitioner: AANP
Certification as Women’s Health Care NP: NCC

Professional Memberships

Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners
Virginia Nurses Association
Assoc. of Women’s Health, Obstetrics, Neonatology
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
North American Menopause Society

Professional Conferences Attended

Practical Frontiers in Primary Care 2013 VCU 10/2013
Oral Pharmacologic Agents for Type 2 Diabetes: Evid. based management 8/2013
Contraceptive Technology Contemporary Forums 4/2013
Virginia Council of NPs Annual Conference 3/2012

New Courses Taught

NURS 312: Health Assessment
NURS 427: Professionhood II
NURS 325: Nursing Care of Children
Teaching & Learning Unit of Nursing Foundations I