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Raymond Gasser

Assistant Professor of the Practice


Raymond Gasser, D.N.P., M.S., PMHNP-BC, RN, is an assistant professor of the practice at the Connell School of Nursing. Dr. Gasser earned a D.N.P. at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, with dual concentrations in family nursing practice and psychiatric and mental health nursing practice. He completed his undergraduate nursing education at the University of Massachusetts in Boston. Dr. Gasser also received master's and bachelor's degrees in computer science from Louisiana Tech University. His clinical background is in emergency, inpatient psychiatry, and cardiac nursing. His research interests include trauma-informed care among adolescent and young adult survivors as well as data visualization and technology in nursing. Dr. Gasser teaches population health nursing theory and health information technology. He is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, American Psychiatric Nurses Association, and Upsilon Pi Epsilon International Honor Society for Computing. 

Selected Appointments and Awards

  • 2022 Nurse Practitioner Academic Excellence Award
  • 2022 Daisy Award Nominee
  • 2011 Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
  • 1992 Louisiana Board of Regents Doctoral Fellowship
  • 1990 Upsilon Pi Epsilon International Honor Society of Computing

Selected Publications

  • Gasser, R. (2022, May). Implementation of a trauma- informed care protocol to promote safety in an adolescent inpatient psychiatric setting: A quality improvement project (Doctoral project, LSU Health Sciences Center at New Orleans).
  • Bresnahan, G., Gasser, R., Abaravichyus, A., Brisson, E., & Walterman, M. (2003). Building a large-scale high-resolution tiled rear-projected passive stereo display system based on commodity components. Proceedings SPIE 5006, Stereoscopic Displays and Virtual Reality Systems Xhttps://doi.org/10.1117/12.474149