Colette Townsend-Chambers, MSN, RN, CHSE

School of Nursing
Learning Resource Center Director, Lecturer

Academic Interests:

Population systems health, Simulation, Cultural Diversity and Competence, Faith based communities


1989 ADN, Truman College; 1995 BSN, Concordia University-West Suburban College of Nursing; 2013 MSN, University of North Carolina at Charlotte; 2013 Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing Education, UNC Charlotte; 2016 Certificate, Robert Morris University Leadership in Simulation Instruction and Management

Teaching Specialty:

Issues in Cultural Health; Leadership in Nursing Practice; Practicum in Concepts of Professional Nursing; Practicum in Population Focused Nursing; Simulated Illness and Disease Management Practicum

Colette Townsend-Chambers, MSN, RN received her Master’s in Community/Public Health Nursing and Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing Education from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She has 28 years of nursing experience that includes medical-surgical, maternal-child, and a variety of community and public health settings including hospice and school health. Ms. Townsend-Chambers is the Director of the College of Health and Human Services Learning Resource Center which includes a state of the art simulation laboratory. She teaches primarily in the undergraduate nursing clinical settings, simulation lab, and has taught in the online RN-BSN program. Her passions and research interests are: increasing healthcare knowledge and sensitivity to persons of color and the LGBT communities, as well as disease prevention education to faith based organizations.