Assistant Professor

Education / Degrees

  • B.S., Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of West Georgia, 2000
  • M.S., Master of Science in Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2008
  • D.N.P., Doctor of Nursing Practice, Georgia Baptist College of Nursing of Mercer University, 2012
  • Courses Taught
  • Course Sections and Syllabi

    Fall 2017 Sections

    • NURS-6107 (Pathophysiology & Pharm II) Section: E02
    • NURS-6107 (Pathophysiology & Pharm II) Section: E01
    • NURS-6900 (Scholarly Writing) Section: E04

    Spring 2017 Sections

    • NURS-6106 (Pathophysiology & Pharm I) Section: E01
    • NURS-6106 (Pathophysiology & Pharm I) Section: E02

    Fall 2016 Sections

    • NURS-6107 (Pathophysiology & Pharm II) Section: E01
    • NURS-6107 (Pathophysiology & Pharm II) Section: E02
    • NURS-6109 (Info,Tech & Hltcare Outcomes) Section: E01
    • NURS-6109 (Info,Tech & Hltcare Outcomes) Section: E02

    Spring 2016 Sections

    • NURS-6106 (Pathophysiology & Pharm I) Section: E02
    • NURS-6106 (Pathophysiology & Pharm I) Section: E01

    Fall 2015 Sections

    • NURS-6107 (Pathophysiology & Pharm II) Section: E01
    • NURS-6107 (Pathophysiology & Pharm II) Section: E02
    • NURS-6109 (Info,Tech & Hltcare Outcomes) Section: E02

    Spring 2015 Sections

    • NURS-6106 (Pathophysiology & Pharm I) Section: E01
    • NURS-6106 (Pathophysiology & Pharm I) Section: E02
    • NURS-6109 (Info,Tech & Hltcare Outcomes) Section: E01

    Fall 2014 Sections

    • NURS-6103 (Hlth Prom & Adv Hlth Assessmnt) Section: N01
    • NURS-6103 (Hlth Prom & Adv Hlth Assessmnt) Section: N02
    • NURS-6107 (Pathophysiology & Pharm II) Section: N01

    Spring 2014 Sections

    • NURS-6106 (Pathophysiology & Pharm I) Section: N01
    • NURS-6106 (Pathophysiology & Pharm I) Section: N02
    • NURS-6404 (Adv Pathophysiology) Section: N01

    Fall 2013 Sections

    • NURS-6103 (Hlth Prom & Adv Hlth Assessmnt) Section: N01
    • NURS-6103 (Hlth Prom & Adv Hlth Assessmnt) Section: N02
    • NURS-6114 (Intro to Health Sys Leadership) Section: N01

    Spring 2013 Sections

    • NURS-6404 (Adv Pathophysiology) Section: N81
    • NURS-6601 (Role of Nurse as Ldr/Manager) Section: N81
    • NURS-6601 (Role of Nurse as Ldr/Manager) Section: N01
  • Other Information

    Areas of Expertise or Professional Interests

    Certified Nurse Practitioner with six years of experience in primary care, and certification in the area critical care nursing highlight my professional nursing career. My scholarly project for my DNP program focused on patient beliefs about medication prescribed for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia.

    Professional Memberships and Certifications

    CCRN, American Association of Critical Care Certification Corp
    NP-C, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
    American Association of Critical Care Nursing (AACN)
    American Heart Association
    National League of Nursing (NLN)
    American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
    Carroll County Advance Practitioners (CCAP)
    Sigma Theta Tau International
    University of Alabama Birmingham Alumni Society
    American Academy of HIV Medicine
    Phi Kappa Phi International

    Personal Interests

    My personal time is often spent outdoors. I enjoy any activities which take me outdoors. If those activities can be near water its even better. I love reading and books. Primarily, I read non-fiction and usually have 3-5 books Im reading at any one time.

    The most unique thing about our programs is

    I am a UWG alumnus. I came back primarily because of the caring education I received. I find it an honor to return here and show my students the kind of caring I received. This University is an asset to the community and to the health care system by educating nurses who excel at the art of nursing.