Shanda Scott, DNP, CRNP, ANP-BC

Shanda Scott, DNP, CRNP, ANP-BC

Assistant Professor
Community/Mental Health Nursing


  • DNP, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2017
  • MSN, University of Alabama at Birmingham (Adult Primary Nurse Practitioner), 2010
  • MSN, University of South Alabama (Public Health Nurse Administration),2007
  • BSN, University of South Alabama (Nursing), 2000

Research Interests

  • Improving Health Literacy
  • Eliminating Health Care Disparities
  • Improving Access to Primary Care for Homebound Patients
  • Diabetes, Obesity and Chronic Care Management


Doctoral Courses

  • Translating Evidence into Practice
  • Scientific Underpinnings of Advanced Nursing Practice

Graduate Courses Taught

  • Advanced Nursing Assessment
  • Physio-Pathological Bases of Advanced Nursing
  • Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nurses

Undergraduate Courses Taught

  • Foundations of Professional Nursing Clinical
  • Community Health Nursing Theory
  • Community Health Nursing Clinical
  • Evidence Based Practice
  • Concepts of Professional Nursing
  • Adult Health Nursing Clinical II

Honors and Awards

  • Alabama Board of Nursing Graduate Nursing Scholarship, 2015-2016
  • Advanced Nursing Education Traineeship Award, 2009-2010
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Society, 1999
  • Alpha Theta Chi Honor Society, 1998
  • Abeneefoo Kou honor Society, 1998
  • Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, 1998