Heather R. Hall, PhD, NNP, RNC
Interim Dean and Professor
Administration

Education
 
  • PhD, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 2008
  • MSN, Infant/Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, University of South Alabama, 2001
  • BSN, Nursing, University of South Alabama, 1998

Research Interest
 
  • Families of children with developmental disabilities which include autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, and sickle cell disease
  • Conducted research on family meal practices among African American mothers residing in health disparity zip codes. 

Selected Refereed Publications
 

Fruh, S. M., Mulekar, M. S., Crook, E., Hall, H. R., Adams, J., & Lemley, T. (2017, In Press). Lessons learned: Healthy eating family meal program. Journal of Christian Nursing.

Hall, H., Fruh, S. M., Zlomke, K. R., and Swingle, H. (2017). A qualitative analysis of the experience of minority parents of children with autism spectrum disorder. Advances in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, 1(2), 79-88. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s41252-017-0015-7

Fruh, S. M., Nadglowski, J., Hall, H. R., Davis, S. L., Crook, E. D., and Zlomke, K. (2016). Obesity stigma and bias. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 12(7), 425-432. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nurpra.2016.05.013; PMCID: PMC5386399; PubMed PMID: 28408862

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Book Editor
 

Hall, H. R., & Roussel, L. A. (Eds.) (2017). Evidence-based practice: An integrative approach to research, administration, and practice (2nd ed.). Sudbury, MA:  Jones and Bartlett.

Hall, H. R., & Roussel, L. A. (Eds.) (2014). Evidence-based practice: An integrative approach to research, administration, and practice. Sudbury, MA:  Jones and Bartlett.


Ongoing Research Support
 

Hall, H. R. (2017). Department of Health and Human Services/Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP). Role: Project Director. (Funded)

Hall, H. R. (2016). Department of Health and Human Services/Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) $191,364. Role: Project Director. (Funded)

Hall, H. R. (2015). Department of Health and Human Services/Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) Role: Project Director. (Funded)

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Fellowship/Leadership Programs
 
  • 2017-18: Fellow, Wharton Executive Leadership Program, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 

  • 2016-17: Provost Faculty Fellow, University of South Alabama

  • 2015-16:   Fellow, Leadership for Academic Nursing Program, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Washington, DC


Awards
  • 2013:  Faculty Scholarship Award, University of South Alabama College of Nursing  
  • 2013: Mobile Bay’s Class of 40 under Forty, Mobile Bay Magazine
  • 2011:  Lissie Velasco Whetsell Award, Roy Adaptation Association
  • 2010:  Excellence in Nursing Education Award, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society Zeta Gamma Chapter