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 8 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 Free 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
National League of Nursing

Professional Conferences Attended

National League of Nursing Faculty Leadership Conference 1/12
Virginia Nurse Practitioner’s Association Annual Conference 3/12
Chronic Disease VCNP Conference 5/11
Effective Physical Assessment Skills: Identify Cardiac, Resp., and Neurological
Disorders 7/11
QSEN (Quality & Safety Education in Nursing) Education Consortium Institute in
DC 4/10

New Courses Taught

NURS 312: Health Assessment
Teaching & learning, Mobility, & Sensory Units of Nursing Foundations I
NURS 427: Professionhood II
Adult Health: Respiratory
Adult Health Clinicals Level I & Level II
Leadership Clinicals Level III
Community Health Clinicals