Kristen Bryan Wessel


Kristen Bryan Wessel

Kristen Bryan Wessel, PhD, MSN
Dean of Nursing
(515) 643-6731

Office Location
SC - 221

Office Hours
9 am - 4 pm, by appointment

Mailing Address
Mercy College of Health Sciences
928 6th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50309-1239

Year Started at Mercy College: 2022

  • Department: Nursing


  • PhD in Educational Studies, Specialization in Instructional Technology, Universty of Nebraska (2020)
  • Master of Science in Nursing, University of Phoenix (2007)
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Morningside College (1996)


  • Professional Registered Nurse Compact License, State of Iowa

Professional Memberships

  • Sigma Theta Tau International
  • National League for Nursing


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