Billie Madler

Billie Madler, DNP, ARPN, FNP, FAANP

Chair of Graduate Nursing


Dr. Billie Madler, DNP, ARPN, FNP, FAANP is a Professor in the Division of Nursing at the University of Mary, where she serves as the Chair of Graduate Nursing Education. Prior to this role, Madler served as a graduate assistant, adjunct faculty member, and Family Nurse Practitioner program coordinator. Madler earned her Bachelor of Science (1996) and Master of Science in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner (2001) from the University of Mary. In 2010, she earned her Doctor in Nursing Practice degree from Minnesota State University. 

Madler’s background in nursing began in critical care – she has held roles in an emergency department where she managed care for urgent, non-emergent, and emergent patients and in women’s health where she provided outpatient management to women of all ages and was first assist in the operating room for gynecologic surgeries. In addition, Madler has provided locum tenens coverage for primary care in rural North Dakota communities and correctional facilities. Presently, she continues her clinical practice in a local emergency department and urgent care clinics. Madler has held several board positions with local and statewide organizations, maintains many certifications, and has been the recipient of several local, state, and national awards.

Madler is published in several peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Nursing Administration Quarterly, Policy, Politics, and Nursing, ADVANCE for NPs and PAs, and the Journal of Nursing Regulation.