Darlene Showalter


Clinical Associate Professor DNP Program Coordinator, College of Nursing


1610 Ben Graves Drive
Nursing Building
Room 216
Huntsville, AL 35899
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Curriculum Vitae


  • DNP: Joint programs UAH, UAB, UA
  • MSN: University of South Carolina
  • BSN: Southern Adventist University
  • ADN: Southern Adventist University
  • CNS

Clinical Expertise

  • Obstetrics
  • Lactation
  • Maternal-Infant


  • Intrapartum Nursing
  • High-risk Obstetrics
  • Clinical Simulations
  • Breastfeeding: Skin-to-skin contact
  • Nursing student retention
  • Vulnerable populations, Disparities
  • Issues of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Recent Publications

  • Lioce, L., Budisalich, K., & Showalter, D. A. (2021). Three-dimensional printing: Collaborative nurse-led research. Annual Review of Nursing Research: Healthcare Simulation 39(1). https://doi.org/10.1891/0739-6686.39.243

  • Adams, M. & Showalter, D. (2018). Telehealth and nursing. In S. Alexander, K. Frith, & H. Hoy (Eds.), Applied clinical informatics for nurses (2nd Ed.), Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning.

  • Ayres-de-Campo, D. & Showalter, D. (2013). Vaginal Breech Delivery.Clinical Simulation Casein CAE MUSE Clinical SCEs, CAE Healthcare: Sarasota, FL.

  • Ayres-de-Campo, D. & Showalter, D. (2013). Fetal Heart Rate Signal Loss. Clinical Simulation Case in CAE MUSE Clinical SCEs. CAE Healthcare: Sarasota, FL.

  • Showalter, D. (2012). Formation of Breastfeeding Attitudes Among Nursing Students. Clinical Lactation, 2(3), 69-74.

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