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Pronouns: she/her

Phone: 765-496-0636


502 N University St
West Lafayette, IN 47909

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Diane Hountz

Clinical Associate Professor, School of Nursing

Clinical Associate Professor, Director of Professional Development, Lead Nurse Planner

Areas of Expertise

  • Nursing Leadership, Quality Improvement, Emergency Department


Diane is a Clinical Associate Professor with over 20 years of nursing experience in a variety of health care systems throughout the US.  Her primary nursing focus has been in the emergency department where she has specialized in trauma nursing, trauma program management, and emergency department education and leadership.

Diane has been teaching in the undergraduate program since 2012.  She is currently teaching nursing leadership and is the director of nursing professional development. Diane holds a yellow belt certification in Lean healthcare.

Diane and her husband Randy have two daughters.  They enjoy spending time together traveling, outdoor activities, and watching the girls in various sporting and school activities.  Diane’s goal is to educate and inspire future nurse leaders to lead and promote positive change in nursing and healthcare systems.


  • DNP, Purdue University 2017
  • MS, Purdue University 2009
  • BSN, Indiana University 1995

Current Courses

  • NUR 417 - Leadership in Nursing