Keywords: Adult Health Nursing; Community/Mental Health Nursing

Research Interests

  • Academic-practice partnerships geared to enhance advanced nursing education and practice
  • Competency gaps in preceptor preparedness and nurse practitioner students’ readiness to practice in medically underserved areas
  • Cultural competencies in healthcare education
  • Cultural congruent care for people of diverse or similar cultures
  • Health and wellness of adults and adolescents with obesity
  • Healthy lifestyle interventions for adults with metabolic syndrome
  • Health promotion in the workplace for improving employee productivity
DNP, University of South Alabama, Family Nurse Practitioner, 2014
MSN, University of South Alabama, 1997
BSN, University of South Alabama, 1993