Christine Michel PhD, BSc, RN, SANE-A/P

Associate Professor
Office: HSB 362
Phone: 786-4594


I have been working within the nursing profession for the past 20 years. I graduated from Edith Cowan University in Perth, Western Austroalia with a Bachelors degree in nursing. I completed my Masters in Nursing Administration from West Texas A&M University. I completed my PhD at Notre Dame University, Fremantle in Western Australia with my focus on developing and educating ER nurses about forensic patient care.

I have been working as an Associate Professor at UAA since August 2012. My prior teaching experience was at Notre Dame University, Fremantle in Western Australia. I taught both undergraduate and post-graduate students and developed their graduate certificate in Forensic Nursing.

Clinically, I have worked in a variety of areas including; Medical-Surgical, Dialysis, Pediatrics, Forensics, Community Health, and ER. I moved to Bethel, Alaska in 2010 and worked as their Forensic Coordinator (SART nurse) in the ER and also as a TNCC and ENPC instructor. I have spoken at many local, national, and international conferences and seminars about forensic nursing and have co-authored a forensic book published entitled Forensic Notes.