Pamela Bataillon, M.S.N., R.N.

Assistant Dean for Administration
RETIRED - University of Nebraska Medical Center

Fellowship Profile

Fellowship Year: 2003-2004
Fellowship Placement: Sen Lincoln (D-AK)
Sponsoring Institution: Visiting Nurse Association of Midlands
Discipline / Profession: Nursing


Pamela D. Bataillon, M.S.N., M.B.A.retired as Assistant Vice Chancellor for Budget and Financial Compliance at University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) located in Omaha Nebraska. She was previously Assistant Dean for Administration st UNMC. Prior to her RWJF health policy fellowship experience with Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-AR), she served as Chief Operating Officer for the Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) of the Midlands, located in Omaha, Nebraska and also as the administrator of the VNA of Pottawattamie County (Iowa), which also served as the county’s official public health entity. Ms. Bataillon earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Creighton University and a Master of Science in Community Health Nursing from University of Nebraska Medical Center, as well as an MBA from University of Dallas. She was an active health policy voice in the state: She was a candidate for Lieutenant Governor in 1998, chaired Senator Bob Kerrey’s Task Force for Health Care Reform, and was appointed by the governor to plan a merger of five state health and human service agencies. She also served as project leader for Hospice House. This community resource, a joint project of VNA and local health systems, was the first assisted living facility for the terminally ill in Nebraska. Ms. Bataillon has also been an adjunct faculty member of Creighton University and guest lecturer at UNMC, Midland Lutheran College and College of St. Mary, lecturing on community systems, managed care, public health, and the connections of policy, practice, and politics.