BSN from Alcorn State University, an MSN and MBA from The University of Alabama, and a PhD in Nursing Science from The University of Illinois at Chicago. She is a charter member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Tau Eta Chapter. Professional memberships include American Nurses Association, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Southern Nursing Research Society, American Heart Association and the International Society on Hypertension in Blacks. She teaches Conceptual Foundations for Professional Nursing and Inquiry for Evidence Based Practice.
currently participating in the University of Alabama at Birmingham Geriatric Education Center’s Faculty Scholars Program.