Research interests: effective teaching strategies, engaging the learner, effectiveness of community service learning, student success, continuing education
2012 Presenter: “Navigating the CE Process” at the Mississippi Nurses Convention in Biloxi, Mississippi
2012 Presenter: “Approver Unit Training on the new ANCC Accreditation CE Criteria Training” at the Mississippi Nurses Foundation, Madison, Mississippi
2012 Submitted abstract “Engaging the Learner” for presentation at the AACN Baccalaureate Conference, San Antonio, Texas (not accepted)
2013 Submitted abstract "The Effectiveness of Community Service Learning in a Beginning Undergraduate Nursing Course" to AACN’s 2013 Baccalaureate Education Conference at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside in New Orleans, LA. This has been selected for a Podium Presentation on November 22, 2013.
2013 Submitted abstract “Engaging the Learner through Community Service Learning” to SREB for poster or podium presentation on November 17-19, 2013.
10. Grants, Fellowships, Awards:
2012-2013 Community Service Learning Award
2013 Co-author for HRSA grant “Nursing Workforce Diversity Program” coauthors with Dr. Rowena Elliott, Dr. Anita Boykins, and Latessa Minor . Submitted and accepted without funding.
2012 Participated in the National Simulation Study with N426L clinical group
2013-2014 IRB approved research study in N337 section H001 Professional Nursing Concepts I course entitled “The Effectiveness of Community Service Learning in a Beginning Undergraduate Nursing Course”.