The School of Nursing
Full Name: Patrick Heyman
Associate Dean for the Undergraduate Nursing Progr
Professor of Nursing
Associate Dean of Nursing
B.S., Palm Beach Atlantic University, '94; B.S.N., M.S.N., Ph.D., University of Florida.
Dr. Heyman was the first full-time faculty member in the School of Nursing and helped to establish the program. In addition to his teaching duties, he has been active in the Palm Healthcare Foundation's Preceptor and Online Clinical Placement Initiatives, helping to ensure the quality of nursing and other healthcare workers in South Florida.
Prior to coming to PBA, he worked as a nurse practitioner in private practice. He put himself through school by teaching Latin and ballroom dance lessons, where he met his wife. Before coming to the health professions, he worked in the travel industry developing educational trips for senior citizens and automating internal processes. He is the son of missionaries and has lived in Liberia, Costa Rica and Uruguay.