Anita King

Faculty/Staff Information page - Anita KingAnita King, DNP, FNP-BC, MA, CDE, FAADE
Community/Mental Health Nursing


  • DNP, University of South Alabama, 2007
  • MSN, University of South Alabama, 1999
  • MA, University of West Florida, 1977
  • ADN, Pensacola Junior College, 1970

Areas of Interest:

  • Diabetes
  • Hispanic Migrant and Disparity Populations
  • Nursing Leadership
  • Patient Safety Issues

Courses Taught:

  • Teach at undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral level


  • American Nurses Association
  • Alabama Nurses Association
  • Association of Clinicians for the Underserved
  • American Association of Diabetes Educators
  • National Certification Board of Diabetes Educators-Ethics Committee
  • American Diabetes Association
  • Sigma Theta Tau
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • Alianza Migrant Clinicians Network
  • Alabama Diabetes Advisory Committee
  • Alabama Obesity Task Force

Other Activities:

  • Volunteer as family nurse practitioner/certified diabetes educator at Hope Health Center (uninsured population), Fairhope, Alabama
  • Associate editor of International Journal of Social Health Information Management
  • Editorial board of Intellectbase International Consortium
  • Volunteer at the Naval Aviation Museum, Pensacola, Florida
  • Past volunteer with Hispanic Migrant population with diabetes
  • Volunteer with Remote Area Medical to screen and educate those in Appalachia with diabetes


  • University of South Alabama College of Nursing Service Award: 2005
  • Fellow designation with American Association of Diabetes Educators: 2009
  • Diabetes and Cardiovascular Prevention and Management Award. 2012--Alabama Department of Public Health