Assistant Professor of Nursing
Ginger Vaughn, MSN, APRN-BC, NE, is an Assistant Professor of Nursing in Graceland University School of Nursing’s graduate program where she teaches Advanced Health Assessment, Primary Care of Pediatrics and the Pediatric Practicum course. She also teaches students in the onsite Focus Session.
Ms. Vaughn studied at the University of Kansas where she earned a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Nursing, as well as a Bachelor’s in Psychology. She has completed her Nurse Educator certification and is currently working on her DNP. Ms. Vaughn has been practicing as a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner since 2007.
Throughout her years in practice, Ms. Vaughn has spent time as a provider in the ER and Neurosurgical ICU, in family practice and wellness coaching, and serving as the Director of Clinical Services for a local wellness company. Currently, she works in an anti-aging functional medicine practice where the focus is on health and wellness and finding root causes of disease. Her primary focus in that office is medical nutrition and exercise coaching, and she especially loves to work with athletes who are trying to perform at their best ability. Additionally, Ms. Vaughn spends some clinical hours working as a provider in a local emergency room and serves as a consultant for various wellness groups around the country.
Ms. Vaughn was raised in the Kansas City Metro Area and currently lives in a suburb of the city. In her spare time, she stays active by completing triathlons and obstacle course races, performing in local musical theatre productions and experiencing the outdoors whenever she can. She is passionate about wellness and life balance, and she loves the pursuit of living life fully.