Clinical Assistant Professor

Professor Lemieux has been a registered nurse for more than 35 years, practicing in a variety of acute care specialties that have included medical, surgical, peripartum, and newborn nursing, and in particular, emergency nursing. In 2011, she began teaching in the Department of Nursing while continuing in a per diem position in the Emergency Department of a rural Vermont hospital.

Professor Lemieux developed expertise in simulation-based education and initiated the integration of simulation into nursing curricula at the University of Vermont. She is currently the Director of Simulation Education in the Department of Nursing, a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator, a member of the University of Vermont Clinical Simulation Laboratory Advisory Board and a founding member of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences Interprofessional Education Committee. She is a Visiting Faculty Scholar for Interprofessional Education in the Teaching Academy at the Larner College of Medicine. Professor Lemieux is professionally affiliated with the Emergency Nurses Association, the Society for Simulation in Healthcare, the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation Learning, and the Association of Standardized Patient Educators.

Awards and Recognition

  • Aline Demers Award for Excellence in Simulation, 2014
  • University of Vermont Kroepsch Maurice Excellence in Teaching Award Nomination, 2014
  • High Mark Award: Nominated by the Mansfield University Nursing Faculty, 2010
  • Edward B. French Award for Clinical Excellence in Nursing, 1990

Associations and Affiliations

  • Emergency Nurses Association
  • National League for Nursing
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society, Rho Gamma Chapter, Elmira College
  • Society for Simulation in Healthcare
  • International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning
Nancy LeMieux, M.S.N., RN, CHSE

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

Clinical simulation, interprofessional education, emergency nursing


  • M.S.N., Nursing Education; Mansfield University
  • B.S., Education; St. Joseph's College
  • A.D., Nursing; Lasell College


  • (802) 656-2036
Office Location:

205 Rowell Building