Medical Advisor

Francis Kuehnle, MSN, RN-BC

Mx. Francis Kuehnle is a registered nurse whose main areas of interest include therapeutic communication, compassionate care of patients experiencing psychosis, and LGBTQIA+ language. They are a faculty member at the University of Iowa College of Nursing and teach mental health nursing to undergraduate pre-licensure students.


  • Mount Mercy University, MSN
  • University of Iowa College of Nursing, BSN


  • Registered Nurse
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification
  • Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Certificate

Professional Accomplishments

  • Received the 2019 Teaching Excellence Award from the University of Iowa College of Nursing



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