Marsha Howell Adams

Ph.D., RN, CNE, ANEF, FAAN

Dean, College of Nursing Professor, College of Nursing

Contact

1610 Ben Graves Drive
Nursing Building
Room 413A
Huntsville, AL 35899
Campus Map

256.824.6345
marsha.adams@uah.edu

Biography

Marsha Howell Adams' Curriculum Vitae


Education

  • Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) (2007-2012) (2012-2017) (2017-2022) Certification Agency: National League For Nursing's Academic Nurse Educator Certification Program
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (1983-2021)
  • Mental Health First Aid (2021-2024)
  • Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing
  • MSN, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing
  • BSN, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing

Clinical Expertise

  • Rural Health
  • Medical/Surgical/Emergency Department
  • Obstetrics/Pediatrics

Expertise

  • Telehealth and Nursing Education
  • Healthcare disparities of rural children.
  • A multi-faceted approach to enhance student success.
  • Enhancing clinical judgment using targeted debriefing.
  • Student Characteristics and Perceptions of Learning and Confidence Acquisition Associated With Simulation.
  • Baseline health assessment of Tuscaloosa Pre-K children.
  • The effects of selected risk factors on development of type 2 diabetes mellitus in rural children.
  • Longitudinal study of the Rural Alabama Child Caring Initiative. (on-going research- focus: insurance status, unmet health needs, obesity)
  • Social support and health promotion lifestyles of rural women.
  • Critical thinking abilities of nursing students using the Watson-Glaser and the California critical thinking test.

Recent Publications

  • Lanz, A., Adams, M., & Frith, A. (2021). End of semester report-out: A curriculum evaluation strategy. Submitted to Nursing Education Perspectives, January 27, 2021.

  • Foster, M., Loice, L., & Adams, M. (2020). Telehealth in nursing education: A systematic review. Submitted to Journal of Nursing Education, September 9, 2020.

  • National Advisory Council of Nursing Education and Practice (NACNEP). M. Adams contributor to writing team (2020). Preparing nursing faculty, and addressing the shortage of nursing faculty and clinical preceptors: 17th Report to the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Congress.

  • National Advisory Council of Nursing Education and Practice (NACNEP). M. Adams co-writer on writing team (2019). Promoting nursing leadership in the transition to value-based care: 15th Report to the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Congress.

  • O’Keefe, L.C., Lioce, L., Benton, A., Morgan, T. & Adams, M.H. (2019).Successfully incorporating IPE in a non-academic health sciences center.Nursing Education Perspectives, 40(6). 374-375, doi: 10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000416. Selected by Nursing Education Perspectives as Honorable Mention for 2020 Best Innovation Article.

  • UAH College of Nursing Writing Team. Adams, M. co-writer (2018). Striving for excellence: Creating environments that promote the pedagogical expertise of faculty. National League for Nursing Center of Excellence in Nursing Education.

  • Cole, L.G. & Adams, M. H. (2014).A multifaceted progression approach to enhancing student success. Nurse Educator, 39 (6), 285-289.

  • March, A. L., Adams, M. H., & Robinson, C. (2013). Student characteristics and perceptions of learning and confidence acquisition associated with simulation. Nursing Education Perspectives, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5480/12-998.1.

  • Graves, A., Tomlinson, S., Handley, M., Oliver, J., Carter-Templeton, H., Gaskins, S., Adams, M., & Wood, F. (2013). The emerging doctor of education (EdD.) in instructional leadership for nurse educators. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, doi:10.1515/ijnes-2012-0024.

  • Ford, C. D., March, A. L, Cheshire, M., & Adams, M. H.(2013).Live versus DVD mocktrial: Are cognitive and affective changes different? Nursing Education Perspectives, 34(1), 345-347.