Suchawadee Yimmee, Ph.D., RN

Assistant Professor
Suchawadee Yimmee


Dr. Yimmee received her bachelor degree in nursing from Boromarajonani College of Nursing in Thailand. She worked as an ICU nurse and a preceptor/trainer for nursing students and junior nurses at a provincial hospital. After completing her master degree majoring nursing administration from Chulalongkorn University in Thailand; she served in an executive role of head of Educational Services and Personnel Development. Her responsibilities included total quality management (TQM) and being the hospital’s special projects coordinator. Dr. Yimmee moved into the nursing faculty role later on teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. She received her PhD in nursing from Kent State University in Ohio.

Professional Experience

  • Nursing Faculty teaches undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • TQM and Special Project coordinator, Head of Educational Services and Personnel Development Department, Prachuabkirikhan Provincial Hospital, Thailand
  • ICU Nurse, Prachuabkirikhan Provincial Hospital, Thailand

Research Interests

  • Health promoting behavior in older adults and cancer survivors
  • Quality improvement in health care services


Yimmee, S., Fitzwater, J., O’Donovan, P., & Tong, V. (2018). Evaluation of a Clinical Policy Learning Activity. Journal of Nursing Education, 57(1), 44-48. doi:10.3928/01484834-20180102-09

Fitzwater, J., & Yimmee, S. (2015). Students analyze, What is the evidence behind this policy?  A poster presented at the American Association of College of Nursing (AACN) 2016 Faculty Development Conference, Florida.

Yimmee, S., & Rowe, J. (2015). Using neuroscience learning theory and visual strategies to teach concepts. Paper presentation at the 48th. WIN Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Yimmee, S., & O’Brien, J. (2014). Symposium: Evidence based practice assignments in a concept-based nursing curriculum. Paper presentation at the 47th. WIN Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference, Seattle, WA.

Wheeler, P., O’Brien, J., & Yimmee, S. (2014). Symposium: The journey thus far: Lessons

learned. Paper presentation at the 47th. WIN Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference, Seattle,WA.


  • 2008 PhD,  Kent State University, Kent, OH (Nursing)
  • 1994 MSN, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand (Nursing Administration)
  • 1986 BSN, Boromarajonani College of Nursing, Bangkok, Thailand (Nursing)