Assistant Professor of Nursing
BSN from Bradley University, 2008
MSN from Illinois State University, 2013
FNP-BC American Nurse Credentialing Center, 2013 – present
Professor Flinn is ANCC (American Nurses Credentialing Center) board-certified, as an Advanced Practice Nurse, specializing in Family Practice. Prior to coming to Bradley full time she functioned in the role of a Family Advanced Practice Nurse in a large family medicine clinic in Peoria, IL. She maintains her advance practical clinical expertise by working part-time as a family nurse practitioner at the same clinic. Prior to achieving her FNP, she worked at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, in Peoria, IL, as an emergency department and trauma Registered Nurse since 2008.
Professor Flinn joined the Bradley University Department of Nursing Faculty in April 2018 as an adjunct faculty member in the FNP program. In October 2018, she joined the faculty as a full time Assistant Professor of Nursing.
Professor Flinn has been married to her husband, whom she met at Bradley University, since 2010. She is the proud mother of two young boys.