Pam O'Neal, PhD, RN



Pam O'Neal's Curriculum Vitae


  • PhD , Virginia Commonwealth University
  • MSN in Adult Health Clinical Nurse Specialist, University Tennessee in Memphis
  • BSN, Union University
  • BS in Psychology, Union University
  • AS in Nursing, Union University

Clinical Expertise

  • Critical care – Pulmonary and Cardiac
  • Nursing administration
  • Outpatient Day Surgery

Research Interests

  • Assessing suctioning processes to improve outcomes
  • Biotechnology associated with suctioning effectiveness
  • Microbiomes in mouth, pulmonary tract, and suctioning equipment
  • Engineering aspects of suctioning calibration and regulation
  • Chemistry involvement of hydrophobic polymer properties related to secretions and viscosity of fluids.