Julie Hoff, Ph.D., MSN
Director and Associate Professor, Deicke Center for Nursing
Dr. Hoff received her baccalaureate of science in nursing from Rush University. She earned a master's in public health, master of science in nursing, and Ph.D. in nursing from the University of Illinois at Chicago, where she also completed a post-doctoral fellowship in bio-behavioral science. She returned to Elmhurst after serving as the director of innovations and outcomes for the Children’s Hospital of Colorado. A long-time resident of Elmhurst, she has had prior connection with Elmhurst College, having taught as an adjunct faculty member in the degree-completion program for cohorts at several area hospitals. Dr. Hoff has numerous publications in peer-reviewed medical and nursing journals and has served on several NIH research grant teams.
Terry (Mary Teresa) Johnson, DNP, APN, FNP-BC
Associate Professor, Deicke Center for Nursing
Dr. Johnson received her baccalaureate of science in nursing from Marquette University. She earned a master of science in nursing from Rush University and a doctorate of nursing practice from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Johnson is a certified family nurse practitioner and practices in a variety of community settings that serve vulnerable populations. Dr. Johnson's academic and clinical interests center on public and community health, particularly in response to the needs of families and immigrant and refugee populations.