Originally from Montana, Dr. Robinson started her career as a registered nurse at Columbus Hospital in Great Falls in 1991. In 2006, she earned a BSN from Salish Kootenai College where she then started teaching as an adjunct faculty member in the RN to BSN program before moving to Oregon. Dr. Robinson earned a Master’s in nursing education from Oregon Health & Science University in 2008 and a Ph.D. in nursing education from Capella University in 2014.
Dr. Robinson’s clinical work in nursing has been primarily in community health including the last 22 years working in hospice & palliative care. She has taught courses in population health, trauma-informed care, and palliative care nursing and developed expertise in online nursing education while at Linfield College.