School of Nursing

Professor Gina Canny joined Millikin University School of Nursing faculty in 2014.  Prior to her experience at Millikin, she was a Professor at Benedictine University in Research and Management as well as an Adjunct Professor at St. John’s College in Medical Surgical clinical.  She has over 25 years of clinical nursing experience in Acute Renal Dialysis, Surgical and Medical Intermediate Care Unit, Emergency Department and Staff Educator.  Professor Canny is a certified as a Trauma Nurse Specialist as well as a Certified Nurse Educator.

She teaches Foundations of Professional Nursing and Adult Health I.  Professor Canny’s research interests included first-year undergraduate student's motivation for learning, safe medication administration, patient safety, student academic and NCLEX success, and civility in nursing education.

Professor Canny obtained her BSN from St. John’s College.  In 2012, she obtained her MSN in Nursing Education from Millikin University.  She is a current member of Sigma Theta Tau International, Nu Pi Chapter.  Currently, Professor Canny is pursuing her PhD in Nursing Education from NOVA Southeastern University.