John D. Shier, RN, PhD

John Shier is a Registered Nurse and Doctor of Philosophy who entered the profession of nursing at the young age of sixty and after having two prior successful careers.

Prior to his nursing career and his work as "ThatGuyNurse," John was an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay for fourteen years. John also served eighteen years as the Executive Director of the Lake Michigan Area Agency on Aging as well as providing leadership as the Executive Director of the United Way of Brown County.

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John D. Shier RN, Ph.D.
2790 Elm Tree Hill
Apt. 330
Green Bay, WI 54313

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American Association of Medical Transcriptionists

FMLI Society of Ohio

Fox Valley Safety Council

Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce

Iowa-Illinois Safety Council

Marshfield Area Safety Council Medford Area Safety Council

Sheboygan Area Safety Council

Wisconsin Association of Hospital Auxiliaries

Wisconsin Respiratory Therapists Association

Wisconsin Restaurant Owner’s Association

Wisconsin State Safety Council

Wisconsin Volunteers Coordinators Association


Educational Institutions:

Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin School District

Bellin College of Nursing

Green Bay, Wisconsin School District

Luxemburg-Casco Wisconsin School District

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

Pulaski, Wisconsin School District

University of Wisconsin, Green Bay

University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh


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County of Brown

County of Dunn

County of Menominee

County of Oconto

County of Oneida

County of Pierce

Integrated Community Services of Brown County

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources


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Bellin Health

Bellin Psychiatric Center

Black River Falls Hospital

Menomonie Hospital

Myrtle Werth Medical Center

Oconomowoc Hospital

Theda Clark Hospital

Waupaca Community Hospital