Joanne Rush

Joanne Rush

Assistant Professor (Clinical)



Nurse Anesthesia

Joanne Rush

Degrees and Certifications

  • University of Iowa, DNP, 2012
  • Wayne State University, MS in Anesthesia, 1994
  • University of Texas–Arlington, BSN, 1985
  • Connestoga College, Diploma in Nursing, 1980


  • Council on Certification of Nurse Anesthetists, 1994-present
  • American Heart Association Advanced Life Support, 1984-present


  • Iowa – Registered Nurse, 2013-present
  • Ohio – Registered Nurse, 1990-present
  • Ontario, Canada – Registered Nurse, 1980-present

Positions and Employment


  • Assistant Professor (Clinical), Wayne State University Nurse Anesthesia Program, 2019-present
  • Clinical Site Coordinator and Adjunct Faculty, Lourdes University, 2011-2015
  • Teaching Assistant, University of Iowa, 2012
  • Research Coordinator, Wayne State University College of Pharmacy and Allied Health, 2001-2003
  • Adjunct Faculty, Didactic and Clinical Instructor, Wayne State University College of Pharmacy and Allied Health, 1995-2003

Nurse Anesthetist positions

  • Promedica Parkway Surgery Center, 2015-2019
  • Southwest Anesthesia Services, 2003-2019
  • Anesthesia and Critical Care Consultants of Toledo, 2003-2007
  • Anesthesia Consultants of Toledo, 1994-2003 

Professional Memberships

  • Ohio Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • Registered Nurses Association of Ontario

Courses taught by Joanne Rush

Winter Term 2024 (current)

Fall Term 2023

Spring-Summer Term 2023

Winter Term 2023

Fall Term 2022

Spring-Summer Term 2022

Winter Term 2022

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