Susan G. Williams, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor
Community/Mental Health

Research Interests
 
  • Adolescent Mental Health
  • Bullying
  • Stress
  • Biobehavioral research methods

Education
 
  • PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham (Nursing), 2015
  • MSN, University of South Alabama (Nursing), 1981
  • BSN, University of South Alabama (Nursing), 1986

 


Selected Publications
 

Journal Articles

  • Williams, S. G., Langhinrichsen, Rohling, J.,  Wornell, C., & Finnegan, H. (2017). Adolescents transitioning to high school: Sex differences in bullying victimization associated with depressive symptoms, suicide ideation, and suicide attempts. The Journal of School Nursing, 1-13, DOI: 101177/1059840516686840
  • Williams, S. G., Turner-Henson, A., Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J., Azuero, A. (2017). Depressive symptoms in 9th graders: Stress and physiological contributors. Applied Nursing Research, 34, 24-28. DOI: 10.1016/j.apnr.2017.01.001

 

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Completed Research Support
 
  • Sigma Theta Tau- Zeta Gamma Chapter, University of South Alabama
    2014-2015.

The goal of this dissertation study was to examine depressive symptoms in 9th graders as well as bullying, stress and physiological contributor.

Role: PI

  • Louder Family Dissertation Scholarship
    2014-2015

The goal of this dissertation study was to examine depressive symptoms in 9th graders as well as bullying, stress and physiological contributor.

Role: PI

 

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Teaching
 
  • Dr. Williams teaches Community Health Theory and Clinical to the following student groups: Traditional BSN, Accelerated BSN, and RN to BSN.
  • Dr. Williams teaches Concepts of Professional Nursing to RN to BSN students.

Honors and Awards
 
  • Sigma Theta Tau, Zeta Gamma Chapter, Research Award, Mobile, AL- 2013, 2014
  • Academic Honor Society: Delta Epsilon Iota - 2013
  • Maternal Child Health Traineeship/Fellow at the University of Alabama in Birmingham- Leadership and Education in Child Health Nursing- 2010-2012
  • Mobile County Nurses Association -Research Nurse Award – 1990