Lenora Smith, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor


Lenora Smith's Curriculum Vitae


  • PhD, Medical University of South Carolina
  • MSN/FNP (subspecialty in palliative care), University of Alabama Birmingham
  • MSN, University of Phoenix
  • BSN, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
  • ADN, Davidson County Community College


  • NHCGNE Distinguished Educator in Gerontological Nursing
  • Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) Certified Administrator
  • Certified Dementia Practitioner

Clinical Expertise

  • Gerontology
  • Home health
  • Case management

Research Interests

  • Gerontology
  • Improving Cognition in Dementia with Technology
  • End of life/palliative care