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Professor Esther Rudolph

Assistant Professor of Nursing


School of Nursing & Health Sciences


Professional Experience:

  • Assistant Professor of Nursing, MVNU 2012-Present
    • Simulation Coordinator Fall 2023-Present
    • Clinical Program Administrator 2013-Present
  • Instructor of Nursing, MVNU 2007-2011
  • Staff RN, casual status, Maternity Nursing at Licking Memorial Hospital 2007-2014
  • Patient Education Coordinator at Licking Memorial Hospital 2004-2007
  • Staff RN, Rehabilitation at The Ohio State University Hospital, Dodd Hall 2004
  • Management Analyst in Nursing Informatics at Saint Francis Hospital 2003
  • Adjunct Clinical Instructor at Oral Roberts University Anna Vaughn School of Nursing 2001-2003
  • Staff RN, Maternal-Child, Antepartum, and Gynecology at Saint Francis Hospital 1996-2003

Professional Organizations:

  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society
  • Rho Nu-at Large local chapter
    • Offices Held: President elect, President, Faculty Counselor


  • Rudolph, E (2022, October 29). Supporting Nursing Student Success in an Undergraduate Nursing Program. Rho Nu at-Large, Fall Scholarly Meeting, Ashland School of Nursing, Mansfield OH. (accepted poster).
  • Rudolph, E; Garee, D. (2019, May 15). The Application of a Clinical Practice Framework. 2019 Collaborative Annual Research Conference, Kent State University, OH. (accepted poster).
  • Rudolph, E.; Hanning, A. (2015, October 10). Simulation as a Teaching Strategy in Nursing Education. Rho Nu-at-Large, Fall Event, Ashland School of Nursing, Mansfield OH. (accepted poster).
  • Owens, J.K.; Estridge, K; Rudolph, E; Berryman, J. (2013, November 16-20). Collaboration to Start and Sustain an At Large STTI Chapter. Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International 42nd Biennial Convention, Give Back to Move Forward. Indianapolis, IN. (accepted poster).

Awards and Recognitions:

  • Technology Innovation in Education Grant, Mount Vernon Nazarene University (2022)
  • Faculty Assessment Grant, Mount Vernon Nazarene University (2010,2011)
  • Quality and Safety Education in Nursing Education Consortium Institute (2011)
  • Geriatric Nursing Education Consortium (2008)



  • Certified Simulation Healthcare Educator (July 2023)
  • M.S. in Nursing, University of Phoenix Online, Phoenix, Arizona (2006)
  • B.S. in Nursing, Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, Oklahoma (1996)

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