Welcome from the Assistant Dean for Research & Evaluation

Research and scholarship are essential to meeting the vision and mission of the College of Nursing at The University of Southern Mississippi. Through research and scholarship, faculty and students can advance nursing practice and education as well as improve health outcomes of those we serve. This page will provide highlights of current or recent research and scholarship activities in the College of Nursing, as well as other other resources to support these activities.


Lachel Story, PhD, RN
Assistant Dean for Research and Evaluation
PhD Program Director
Assistant Professor
118 College Dr., Box 5095
Hattiesburg, MS 39475