Associate Professor of Nursing
Clemson, South Carolina, USA
|2001-2005||Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Science||University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA|
|2001||Masters of Science in Nursing||Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA, USA|
|1998||Bachelor Degree in Nursing||Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, GA, USA|
|1992||Associate Degree in Nursing||Coastal Georgia College, Brunswick, GA, USA|
Dr. Davis has served as the Graduate Coordinator for the Clemson University School of Nursing since being tenured in 2012. Dr. Davis is very active in professional and community service. She serves as Vice-Chairperson of the Volunteers in Medical Missions (VIMM) Board of Directors, Chairperson of the VIMM Personnel/Nominating Committee, is an appointed member of the Lieutenant Governor’s Alzheimer’s disease and Related Disorders Resource Coordination Center, and serves on numerous school, college and university committees. Dr. Davis has served as co-leader for 9 medical missions trips and has included undergraduate nursing, graduate nurse practitioner, and construction science students in the experiences. She has been a practicing family nurse practitioner and educator since 2001.
- Sexuality and quality of life in the experience of breast cancer
- Women’s health
- International health
- Educational pedagogy
|2007-Present||Graduate Program Coordinator and Associate Professor of Nursing, Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina|
|2009-Present||Family Nurse Practitioner, The Bariatric Clinic, Greenville, South Carolina|
|2007-2013||Family Nurse Practitioner, Doctors Care-Urgent Care Clinic, Greenville/Anderson, South Carolina|
|2008-2009||Family Nurse Practitioner, Anderson Emergency Associates. Anderson, South Carolina|
|2001-2006||Assistant Professor/ Family Nurse Practitioner, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia|
|2006||Nurse Reentry Coordinator, Magnolia Coastlands AHEC, Statesboro, Georgia|
|2004-2007||Family Nurse Practitioner, Wheeler County Family Practice, Vidalia, Georgia|
|2004-2008||Family Nurse Practitioner, Georgia Emergency Associates, Savannah, Georgia|
|2003-2005||Family Nurse Practitioner, R.T. Stanley Sr. Health Center, Lyons, Georgia|
|2002- 2003||Family Nurse Practitioner, Taylor Telfair Regional Hospital, McRae, Georgia|
- American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
- Clemson Representative to AANP Regional Meeting
- National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF)
- Carolina Alumni Association
- Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society for Nurses (STTI)
- National League for Nursing (NLN)
- American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)
- Upstate Nurse Practitioner Association (UAPRN)
- American Nurses Association (ANA)
- South Carolina Nurses Association (SCNA)
Honors & Awards
|2015||Faculty Scholar in the Clemson University School of Health Research (CUSHR)|
|2014||Selected for the Inaugural Provost’s Leadership Development Summit (30 members selected)|
|2013||Awardee College of Health and Human Development Excellence in Graduate Academic Advising|
|2012||Awardee of the Palmetto Gold Nurse Recognition and Scholarship Program 2012 Recognition of Excellence in Nursing Practice and Commitment to the Profession. Awarded by the South Carolina Nurses Association|
|2017||HRSA: Expanding the Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner Workforce with Expertise in Diverse, Rural and/or Underserved Populations in South Carolina; Sponsored by Health Resources and Services Administration/DHHS from 7/1/2016 to 6/30/2019. Role: PI. Co-Investigators: Ann Wetsel, PhD, RN; Veronica Parker, PhD, Lisa Miller, PhD, RN, FNP, BC; Joy Green-Hadden, DNP, RN, FNP, BC. Collaboration with Greenville Health System ($1.4 mil over 2 years).
Davis, S.C., Wetsel, M.A., and Parker, V. CVS Health Foundation grant. Nurse practitioner student scholarship support. ($5,000)
|2016||HRSA: Expanding Nurse Practitioner Primary Care Expertise for Underserved and Rural Populations in South Carolina; Sponsored by Health Resources and Services Administration/DHHS from 7/1/2016 to 6/30/2019. Role: PI. Co-Investigators: Ann Wetsel, PhD, RN; Veronica Parker, PhD, Lisa Miller, PhD, RN, FNP, BC; Joy Green-Hadden, DNP, RN, FNP, BC. Collaboration with Greenville Health System ($1599764.00 – not funded).
Transdisciplinary Collaborative to Integrate Behavioral Health into Primary Care; Sponsored by Health Resources and Services Administration/DHHS from 7/1/2016 to 6/30/2018. Role: Co-Investigator (5%) ($987888.00 – not funded)
|2015||HRSA: Expanding Nurse Practitioner Primary Care Expertise for Underserved and Rural Populations in South Carolina. Role: Co-Investigator. PI: M. Ann Wetsel, PhD. Co-Investigators: Veronica Parker, PhD; Joy Green-Hadden, DNP, FNP, BC and Catherine Garner, PhD, FNP. Collaboration with Greenville Health System. ($2.1 mil - not funded)|
|2013||Johnson and Johnson Promise of Nursing The Promise of Nursing for South CarolinaPreparing Nurse Educators for the Future grant. Role: PI. Co-Investigators: Ann Wetsel, PhD, RN, and Barbara Hoskins, EdD, RN. (Awarded: $22,500)
School of Nursing Mary Lohr Scholarship, Clemson University. Strain/Role Changes of Families of Women with Breast and the Impact on the Women. Role: PI. Co-Investigator: Deborah Willoughby, PhD, RN, MSN. (Awarded: $9,600)
|2012||Grant Submission to National Susan G. Komen Research Foundation. Strain/Role Changes of Families of Women with Breast and the Impact on the Women.($750,000/3 year or $1m/4 year - not funded)
Grant Submission to South Carolina State Susan G. Komen for the Cure: South Carolina to the Midlands Affiliate. Practitioner Willingness to Discuss Sexual Issues with Female Clients after Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment. ($35000 - No research funding granted at state level).
Grant Submission: South Carolina Susan G. Komen for the Cure: South Carolina to the Midlands Affiliate. Family Strain/Role Changes of Partners & Children of Women with Breast. ($35000 - No research funding granted at state level)
|2011||Grant Submission to Susan G. Komen for the Cure: Practitioner Willingness to Discuss Sexuality Post Breast Cancer Diagnosis. Postdoctoral Fellowship Grant ($180000 - not funded)
Grant Submission to Susan G. Komen for the Cure: Practitioner Willingness to Discuss Sexuality Post Breast Cancer Diagnosis. Career Catalyst Research Grant ($450000 - not funded)
|2010||Grant submission for RFA-OD-09-007-Recovery Act Limited Competition: Academic Research Enhancement Award (R15) announcement. PI: Linda, Howe, EdD, RN, MSN, CCNS. Role: Co-Investigator. ($3mil - not funded)
Subcontract of Geriatric Center Project Grant funded by Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). Partnership between University of South Carolina, Clemson University and the Medical University of South Carolina. Subcontract funded for $10,440. Subcontract #10-1732. HRSA Grant # 1 D31HP08807.
|2008||School of Nursing Mary Lohr Scholarship, Clemson University. Practitioner Willingness to Discuss Sexual Issues with Women with Chronic Disease. Role: PI. (Awarded: $3500)|
|2005||Palmetto Health-Psychosocial Oncology Department, Columbia, South Carolina. Partial funding of dissertation research. Role: PI.|
- Davis, S.C., Robinson, B.L., Vess, J., and Lebel, J., (2016). Medical Management of Ulcerative Colitis in Primary Care. The Nurse Practitioner (In press).
- Busby, S.R., Kennedy, B., Davis, S.C., Thomas, H. A., and Jones, J.W. Helping Patients Keep Themselves Safe – Assessing Patient Awareness of Proper Hand Hygiene. Nursing 2015, 45(5); 27-30.
- Robinson, B.L., Davis, S.C., Vess, J., and Lebel, J.,(2015). Management of Celiac Disease in Primary Care. The Nurse Practitioner, 40(2), 28-34. (CE Offering).
- Davis, S.D. and Pruitt, R.H. (2014). Mastering the Differential Diagnosis for Nurse Practitioner Students. The International Journal for Nurse Practitioner Educators, 3(1). Available: http://libjournal.uncg.edu/index.php/ijnpe/article/view/849
- Darnell, S.W. Davis, S.C., Whitcomb, J.J., McLaurin, B. T., and Manfredi, J.A. (2014). Bleeding Risk Factors Affecting Warfarin Therapy in Elderly with Atrial Fibrillation. Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing, 33(2):57-63
- McAlister, B.S., Davis, S.C., Whitcomb, J.J., and Sudhirkumar, C.P., (2012) Amiodorone Use to Prevent Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation after Cardiac Surgery. Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing; 31 (1):7-1222156805.
- Olyarchuk, L., Willoughby, D., Davis, S., and Newsom, S. (2012) Examining the Benefits of Vaccinating Adults Against Pertussis. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 24(10), 587–594.
- Reese, A., Willoughby, D., Davis, S., & Silver, T., (2011) The Use of Honey for Treating Chronic Wounds. The American Journal for Nurse Practitioners 15(9/10).
- Davis, S.C., and Willoughby, D. (2010), Practitioner Willingness to Discuss Sexual Issues with Women with Chronic Disease. Women’s Healthcare, 9(9).11-17.
- Mackey MC, Davis SC, Tavakoli A. (2010), Factors Related to Health-Promoting Behaviors of White and Black College Women. American Journal for Nurse Practitioners Online, 14(11/12).
- Foster, M., Eggert, J., Davis, S., and Chasedunn-Roark, J. (2010) Review of Hormone Replacement Therapy after Diagnosis of Ovarian Cancer. Women’s Healthcare, 9(9), 33-37.
- Davis, S.C., Meneses, K., and Hilfinger-Messias, D.K., (2010) Sexuality and Quality of Life in Women with Breast Cancer after Surgical Treatment, The Nurse Practitioner, 35(9), 25-31.
- Chesney, E.T., Davis, S.C., Duggan, L., and Natarajan, S. (2010) Does Incidence of Metabolic Syndrome Increase Risk for Certain Cancers? The American Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 14/4, 25-32.