Stephanie Matthew, PhD, MSN, FNP-C, RN, CNE

Associate Professor of Nursing

Stephanie Matthew

Stephanie is a George Fox University alumna who returned in the spring of 2012 as a clinical adjunct faculty and became a full-time assistant professor in fall of 2012. She was promoted to associate professor in 2023.

She teaches Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, International Medical Missions, NCLEX Test-taking Strategies, and Advanced Pharmacology. She also works as a family nurse practitioner in the university's Health Center.

Stephanie has led service-learning trips with George Fox nursing students to Kenya, Nicaragua, and Haiti and led many Juniors Abroad trips to locations such as Ecuador, Israel, Jordan, Greece, Turkey, India, and Thailand.

Additionally, Stephanie plays the concert harp with the Chehalem Symphony and the university's Symphonic Band. She has worked as a family nurse practitioner since 2008, focusing on primary care and urgent care in rural communities.


  • BS, biology, George Fox University
  • MSN, nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), Vanderbilt University
  • PhD in nursing education, University of Northern Colorado