Sharon Spencer


Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Nursing


1610 Ben Graves Drive
Nursing Building
Room 421
Huntsville, AL 35899
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Curriculum Vitae


  • DNP, University of Alabama in Huntsville
  • MSN, Loyola University
  • BSN, Loyola University
  • ACLS
  • BLS
  • MHFA

Clinical Expertise

  • ICU - Cardiac Care


  • Clinical Practice
  • Rural Nursing
  • IV Care

Recent Publications

  • Spencer, S. and Gholson, S. (2019) Emergency Department Lean in Healthcare Systems management: an engineering and Nursing Project. Industrial Engineering Management System Proceedings (IEMS), Clearwater, FL. March, 2018

  • Gilliam, P. and Spencer, S. (2018) Assessing Oral Chemotherapy Knowledge Among Nurses in the Rural Hospital Setting: A Research Initiative

  • Spencer, S. and Bianchi, A.(2018).Association Development and Professional Transformation Model For Nurse Leaders. Manuscript Published September 2018, peer-reviewed Journal: Journal of Nursing Management Article ID: JONM12642 Article DOI: 10.1111/jonm.12642

  • Gholson, S. and Spencer, S. (2018).Pros and Cons of Academic and Healthcare Partnerships, Industrial Engineering Management System Proceedings (IEMS), Coco Beach, FL. March 20, 2018

  • Spencer, S. & Gilliam, P. (2017). The KISSS method of peripheral I.V. catheter care. Nursing 2017, 47 (6), 64.

  • Spencer, S. & Gilliam, P. (2015). Patient teaching: Short peripheral I.V. catheters. Nursing Management/Springhouse Corporation, 46(11), 31-2. Doi: 10.1097/01.NUMA.0000472767.11354.a6

  • Spencer, S. & Gilliam, P. (2015). Teaching patients about their short peripheral I.V. catheters. NURSING (2015)/Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins, 45(2), 64.

  • Spencer, S. (Author & Presenter), Davis, R. (Author & Presenter), 14th Annual Conference – INACSL, “Increasing Student Satisfaction with Simulation by Adapting Simulation Experiences to Student Learning Needs, ”INACSL, Atlanta, GA. (June 10, 2015).

  • Spencer, S. (Author & Presenter), Bacon, C. (Author & Presenter), Gilliam, P. (Author), Graduate Awards Ceremony & Poster Presentations, “A Leadership Model to Enhance Leadership Opportunities: CAUTI Project with undergraduate students, ”Sigma Theta Tau Beta Phi Chapter, UAH College of Nursing Research Day. (December 10, 2014).

  • Spencer, S. (Author & Presenter), Bacon, C. (Author & Presenter), Gilliam, P. (Author), STTI Region 8 Conference, “Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections, ”Sigma Theta Tau Region 8, Murfreesboro, TN. (October 30, 2014).

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