Margaret Moore-Nadler, DNP, RN
Associate Professor
Community/Mental Health Nursing

Research Interests
  • Mental Health
  • Health care disparities of the homeless population
  • Cultural diversity in health care
  • Performance Improvement
  • Interprofessional Educational Collaboration

  • DNP, University of South Alabama, 2011
  • Case Manager, Alabama Department of Mental Health & Mental Retardation, 1997
  • MSN, University of South Alabama, 1996
  • BSN, University of South Alabama, 1994

Specialized Training

  • Certificate, The Satcher Health Leadership Institute. Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Ga. 2016

Selected Publications
  • Moore-Nadler, M. Clanton, C., Roussel, L. (2018). Storytelling to capture the healthcare perspective of people who are homeless: A qualitative study. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Moore-Nadler, M., Clanton, C., (2017). Culture of the Homeless People. In Lippincott Advisor Tool for Bedside Nurses: Wolters Kluwer.
  • Rudd, A., Moore-Nadler, M., Clanton, C. (2016). Nurse‑managed clinic paves the way for an interprofessional student-run-free clinic. The Alabama Nurse. Alabama Nurses Association.
  • Moore-Nadler, M. (2016). Promoting health and preventing illness. In Harris, J., Roussel, L. & Thomas, P., Initiating and sustaining the clinical nurse leader role: A practical guide (pp.257-286). Boston, MA. Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC.
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Ongoing Research Support
  • Appreciative Inquiry as a Means for Strategic Planning for USA Health and Wellness Services 5/21/2018-5/21/2019
  • Interprofessional Educational Collaboration: Experiential learning in an academic family medicine clinic 7/18/2018 -5/31/2019 

Completed Research Support

  • Moore-Nadler, M. (2017). Supporting Health & Wellness through Project Homeless
    Connect: Wal-Mart $250. Mobile, Alabama.
  • Moore-Nadler, M., Bogar, C., Clanton, C., Haas, L., and Vetrosky, D. (September,
    2013). Project Analysis of an Inter-Professional Student Managed Clinic at 15
    Place. Mobile, Alabama. Funded $117,775. University of South Alabama. Health
    Sciences. Franks, R.
  • Abercrombie, D., Moore- Nadler, M., Roussel, L., Clanton, C., Estrada, B.,
    Morgan, R., Click, C. Haas, L. Freed, C. (2012). Interprofessional Collaborative
    Practice: An Investigation of Health Science Faculty Perceptions of
    Interprofessional Education and Practice. Proposal to Enhance Interprofessional
    Education Across the Health Sciences at USA. Franks, R. funded $7,500.
  • Moore-Nadler, M. & Gunn, J. (2012). Storytelling to capture the healthcare
    perspective of homeless people: Qualitative research & The person who is
    homeless and the emergency room: Finding help when needed. Funded $4,000.
    College of Nursing’s Dean grant. Mobile, Alabama.
  • Moore-Nadler, M. (2010). Person-centered care. Motivational interviewing as a strategy
    to empower homeless people to seek appropriate healthcare services. Sigma Theta
    Tau Seta Gamma Chapter research grant. Funded $389.89.
  • Moore-Nadler, M. (1995). Bicycle Helmet Safety Program. $1,000 funded. Program
    Director: Nadler, M. Commonwealth National Bank. Mobile, Alabama.


Doctoral Courses Taught

  • CMN 609 Project Planning
  • CMN 618 Residency II
  • NU 611 Translate Evidence Practice Systems
  • NU 690 CMN Residency 1 

Graduate Courses Taught

  • NU 607 Critical Analyses of Scientific
  • NU 613 Organizational & System Leadership
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Honors and Awards
  • 2018 Alabama State Nurses Association The Citation of Excellence Award
  • 2017 University of South Alabama Semoon and Younhshin Chang Endowed Award for
    Humanitarian Services
  • 2017 Sigma Theta Tau International Zeta Gamma Chapter Award
  • Project Homeless Connect-Community Organization Award
  • 2013 University of South Alabama, College of Nursing
    2013 Faculty Service Award
  • 2011 Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society of Nursing
  • Zeta Gamma Chapter Researcher of the year
  • 1996 Phi Kappa Phi University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama
  • 1996 Induction into Sigma Theta Tau Inc., International Honor Society of Nursing, Zeta Gamma Chapter, Mobile, Alabama
  • 1994 Community Service Award, College of Nursing, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama
  • 1994 President's List
    University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama

Certifications and Affiliations
  • American Nurses Association
  • American Psychiatric Nurses Association
  • Greater Gulf States Health Policy Center
  • Jewish Family Services (A United Way Agency)
  • Sigma Theta Tau Inc., International Honor Society of Nursing, Zeta Gamma Chapter: Governance Chair
  • Phi Kappa Phi

Other Activities

  • Director of USA Health & Wellness Services at Project Homeless Connect
  • College of Nursing Diversity Council
  • Health Disparities Research Group
  • Scientific Review Committee
  • College of Nursing Undergraduate Admissions and Progressions Committee
  • Promoting Interprofessional Education Collaboration at USA