colby-sawyer faculty

Joan M. Huber, MS, RN-BC, CNE

Assistant Professor, Nursing & Public Health
(603) 526-3283 |

Joined faculty in 2001. B.S.N. from Villanova University; M.S. from University of California San Francisco as a Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist. Professor Huber teaches courses in Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, Preparation for Professional Nursing Boards and Healthcare Vocabulary. In addition, she teaches courses for nurses returning to the profession. Professor Huber comes to education after a career in the military that included a variety of nursing roles, as well as hospital and healthcare administration in the US and abroad.

She is especially interested in the connection between cellular disruption and symptomotology in various disease entities, and the rapidly changing field of immune manipulation therapy.

Areas of Expertise

  • Nursing
  • Healthcare
  • Pharmacology
  • Pathophysiology
  • VIP Healthcare
  • Nursing Administration
  • History of Nursing
  • Transcultural Nursing
  • Veterans' Healthcare Issues


  • Certification as an Academic Nurse Educator
  • Certification in Advanced Medical-Surgical Nursing
  • Certification in Advanced Nursing Administration
  • M.S., University of California San Francisco
  • Certification in Critical Care Nursing
  • B.S.N., Villanova University