Meet Our Nursing Leaders: Zeena Engelke, RN, MS

Zeena Engelke, RN, MSDirector, Education and Development for Nursing and Patient Care Services
University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
Why do you enjoy working for UW Hospital and Clinics?
"At UW Hospital and Clinics, patients and staff alike are constantly learning and growing. During my 22 years of service here, I've had the privilege of being surrounded by very bright, talented people - the best of the best! This stimulating environment encourages each of us to reach new heights."
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Master of Science in Nursing
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Areas of Responsibility
Education and development for Nursing and Patient Care Services
Honors and Awards
  • Healthcare Education Association - President (2008)
  • National Association of Orthopedic Nursing – received writing excellence award (2006)
  • Pritchett and Hull - Board Member (2005 to present)
  • AMGA/Pfizer Models of Excellence participant (2004)
  • UW Health Quality through Safety grant recipient (2004)
  • Healthcare Education Association - Excellence in Patient Education Award recipient (2003)
  • UW Hospital and Clinics Nursing Excellence Leadership Award recipient (2001)
  • Friends of UW Hospital and Clinics recipient of grants for development of Patient Learning Center (1995-2006)
  • Sigma Theta Tau inductee (1985)