M.S., Clemson University (2005)
Ph.D., Medical University of South Carolina (2011)
B.S., Lander University (2002)



CLASSES TAUGHT
Course Num Course Title
NUR-600 Theory & Conceptual Foundation
NUR-630 Hlth Promotion/Disease Prevntn
NUR-640 Mgmt of Clinical Outcomes
NURN-203 Strategies for Wellness
NURN-303 Nursing Research
NURN-310 Current Perspec/ World Hlth
NURN-340 Enhanced Phys Assessment /RN
NURN-499 Professional Dev. in Nursing
NURS-232 Pharmacology Basics
NURS-240 Physical Assessment
NURS-303 Nursing Research
NURS-304 Pathophysiologic Bases
NURS-345 Medical-Surgical Nursing I
NURS-370 International Service Learning
NURS-370 Nursing Research Practicum
NURS-370 Nursing Seminar
NURS-408 Critical Care Nursing
NURS-480 Nursing Honors Synthesis
NURS-499 Prof Development in Nursing

CHAPTERS, CASES, READINGS, SUPPLEMENTS
  • The Neuman Systems Model. Nursing Theorists and Their Works. Elsevier. (2013: 22)
  • The Neuman Systems Model. Nursing Theorists and Their Works. Mosby. (2009: 26)
ARTICLES - REFEREED
  • A mixed-methods approach to evaluating student nurses changing answers on multiple choice exams in Journal of Nursing Education and Practice. (2014)
  • Tuberculosis screening: Tuberculin mantoux purified protein derivative and interferon-gamma release assays in Mosby's Nursing Consult. (2013)
  • Family coping and disease control when a child has Type I Diabetes Mellitus in Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing. (2007)
  • Body Piercing: Issues in Adolescent Health in Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing. (2004)

PROCEEDINGS - Refereed (Full Paper)
  • Site Preparation for Navel Piercing in 6th SC Upstate Research Symposium. (2010)

PRESENTATIONS
  • To Change or Not to Change: Helping Students Answer the Question. Kennesaw State University Research on Teaching and Learning Summit. Kennesaw, Georgia. (February, 2014)
  • Reflective Journaling to Enhance International Service Learning. Kennesaw State University Research on Teaching and Learning Summit. Kennesaw, Georgia. (2014)
  • Temporal Changes in Antibiotic Resistance Based on Alterations in Routine Prescibing Practices. Mu Zeta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau. Greenwood, South Carolina. (2014)
  • International Service-Learning in Nursing Education. 14th Biennial Neuman Systems Model Symposium. Vancouver, Canada-British Columbia. (June, 2013)
  • The Effects of Electronic Medical Record Use in the Clinical Laboratory Setting on Perceived Self0Efficacy in Electronic Documentation by Baccalaureate Nursing Students. 14th Biennial Neuman Systems Model Symposium. Vancouver, Canada-British Columbia. (June, 2013)
  • Application of the Neuman Systems Model to the Work of a Teacher-Scholar. 13th Biennial International Neuman Systems Model Symposium. Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. (June, 2011)
  • Site Preparation for Navel Piercing: The Results of a Statewide Telephone Survey. 6th SC Upstate Research Symposium. Spartanburg, South Carolina. (March, 2010)
  • The 6Cs of Online Learning: Perspectives from a Doctoral Cohort. AACN Doctoral Education Conference. San Diego, California. (January, 2009)
  • Integrating Experiential Learning with Public Health Initiatives. 16th Annual Georgia Conference on College & University Teaching. Kennesaw, Georgia. (2009)
  • Autoethnography of Doctoral Study: The 6 Cs of Online Learning. Southern Nursing Research Society Annual Conference. Baltimore, Maryland. (2009)
  • Improving Online Education: An Engagement Model for Online Interaction. Southern Nursing Research Society Annual Conference. Birmingham, Alabama. (February, 2008)
  • Body Piercing: Implications for Primary Care Providers. Fourth Annual Collaborative: Sharing of Research in Healthcare. Greenville, South Carolina. (September, 2007)
  • Incidence of the Use of Barrier Methods During Oral Sex Among College Student. 11th Biennial Neuman Systems Model Symposium. Fort Lauderdale, Florida. (February, 2007)