About Iris Mamier, PhD


Dr. Mamier has been working as full-time faculty in the School of Nursing since 2009. Teaching initially Critical Thinking for Nurses and directing the Pipeline to Registered Nursing program and conducting research in the area of student retention, Dr. Mamier has taught for the past twelve years in the graduate programs (MS, DNP, Ph.D.). Courses taught include philosophy of science, quantitative research methods, translational research, mentored research, dissertation research, and nursing theory courses. She has chaired both DNP students’ practice inquiry projects as well as Ph.D. dissertations. Dr. Mamier’s research centers on whole-person care and nurse spiritual care to support patients spiritually through an illness experience. She has been involved in collaborative research projects and teaching experience across the university as well as with sister institutions (e.g., School of Religion, School of Medicine at LLU, Sahmyook University in Seoul/South Korea.) Dr. Mamier has been involved and represented her department for a number of years with the University Faculty Development Committee, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University Faculty Council, and the Center for Spiritual Life & Wholeness. As a member of the Honor Society of Nursing Sigma Theta Tau International, she has served the local chapter Gamma Alpha as Vice President, President, and Past-President. In Fall 2021, Dr. Mamier assumed the position of University Faculty Council chair serving the faculty of Loma Linda University.





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