Laura Wallenfang

Laura Wallenfang

Assistant Professor of Nursing

    Burgess Hall 409
    (309) 677-2571


M.S.N. from St. Francis Medical Center College of Nursing
B.S.N. from St. Francis Medical Center College of Nursing


Professor Wallenfang joined the Bradley University nursing faculty in 2016.  Prior to that time she worked as a Registered Nurse on Labor and Delivery at St. Francis Medical Center where she was a staff nurse, primary preceptor and a member of the Maternal-Fetal Transport team. She also participated on a Six Sigma Committee and was a member of the Family Birthing Center’s Professional Nursing Council. Her clinical experience also includes Cardio-Thoracic Nursing, Cardiac Nursing, and Cardiac Rehab.

Professional Experience

Laura Wallenfang is an Assistant Professor of Nursing with clinical expertise in Maternal-Newborn nursing. Currently, she teaches a sophomore level-nursing elective, a junior level maternal-newborn practicum, and a component of the medical-surgical content in the classroom to junior nursing students, along with teaching junior practicums. She also teaches Medical Terminology and a Senior Seminar course. 


Laura currently volunteers with Richwood’s Christian Church and volunteers during the Christmas season with the Peoria Children’s Home. She is a member of the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) and American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN).

Licensures & Certifications

Laura earned her BSN (2008) from Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing.  She also received her MSN (2015) from Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing. She is certified through the National Certification Corporation in Progressive Care Certified Nursing as well as with Inpatient Obstetric Nursing. She is also certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Basic Life Support, and Neonatal Resuscitation Program.