Valorie Dearmon, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
Chair and Associate Professor, Track Coordinator for the Executive Nursing Administration Specialty Option
Adult Health Nursing

  • DNP, University of South Alabama, 2009
  • MSN, University of Alabama in Birmingham, 1981
  • BSN, University of South Alabama, 1976
  • Diploma, Mastin School of Nursing, 1972

  • Southern Excellence in Nursing Consortium
  • Ochsner Health System Nursing Research Council
  • Academic Center for Evidence-Based Practice,
  • Improvement Science Research Network
  • American Nurses’ Association
  • American Organization of Nurse Executives
  • Sigma Theta Tau International, Zeta Gamma Chapter

Areas of Specialization/Practice/Research
  • Executive Nursing Administration
  • Academic Practice Partnerships
  • Quality Improvement in Healthcare
  • Adult Health Nursing

Courses Taught

Graduate Courses:

  • Executive Nursing Administration Doctoral Residency Courses
  • Organizational and Systems Leadership
  • Data Management and Decision Making in Complex Healthcare Systems
  • Scientific Underpinnings of Advanced Nursing Practice
    Healthcare Policy and Finance
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Other Activities
  • Mentoring future nursing students
  • Mentoring leadership development of frontline staff