Professor Bloomquist joined Olivet’s full-time faculty in 2018, teaching adult health.
Her professional nursing experience includes work in critical care, emergency medicine, medical-surgical, senior behavioral health and telemetry. For two years, she served as house supervisor and was responsible for overseeing for multiple hospital departments in the absence of unit management. Her role was to address patient care, staffing and any other issues that arose.
Outside of her work time, she enjoys quilting and volunteering with 22 A Day, a nonprofit organization raising awareness for veteran suicide.
Professor Bloomquist is the mother of three children: Bailey, Lillian and Amelia.