Mary Judith Yoho



“I like connecting with students, as they are goal-oriented achievers and our next-generation nurses. Students inspire me to be a better Compass Coach and Nursing Faculty!”


Mary Yoho is a HESI Compass coach and assistant professor of clinical nursing at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon.

In her nursing career, she’s held several positions in nursing practice, research, academic dean, campus president, and faculty. She has presented research nationally and internationally in the areas of test development, exam analysis, teaching strategies, learner engagement, and preparing nursing students for first-time success on the NCLEX-RN®.

In 2007, she became a National League for Nursing (NLN) Certified Nurse Educator® (CNE), and conduct workshops to assist nursing faculty prepare for the CNE certification exam. She loves working with faculty and students to help them achieve their goals