Lovoria Williams

Associate Professor

Lovoria Williams

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Nursing
Department of Biobehavioral Nursing

The Graduate School
Department of Graduate Studies

  • (706) 721-4781
  • EC 4511

Education

  • Ph.D., Registered Nursing, Nursing Ad Medical College of Georgia, 2011

  • MSN, Registered Nursing, Nursing Ad Georgia Southern University, 1996

  • BSN, Registered Nursing, Nursing Ad Medical College of Georgia, 1994

Certifications

  • RN GA Board of Nursing, 1991

  • BLS American Heart Association ,

  • FNP American Nurses Credentialing, 2007

  • RNL GA Board of Nursing, 1991

Awards & Honors

  • Excellence in Research Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing Beta Omicron Chapter, 2017

  • Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners American Association of Nurse Practictioners, 2016

  • Black History Month Faculty Recognition Augusta University Office of Diversity, 2016

  • Outstanding Faculty Member College of Nursing 2014

  • Phi Kappa Phi Georgia Regents University Chapter 324 Phi Kappa Phi, 2014

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • NURS 8550

    Evidence Based Practice
  • NURS 8660

    Intro to Research & Nurse Rese
  • NURS 9051

    DNP Project Inquiry & Change
  • NURS 7150

    Evidence Based Practice

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Pathway to Weight Maintenance: A Qualitative Study with Church Health Advisors to Assess Weight Loss Maintenance Program Needs Among African Americans, 2017
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Community Trial of a Faith-Based Lifestyle Intervention to Prevent Diabetes Among African Americans, 2016
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Community Trial of a Faith-Based Lifestyle Intervention to Prevent Diabetes among African-Americans, 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Design of a cluster-randomized controlled trial of a diabetes prevention program within African-American churches: The Fit Body and Soul study, 2013
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Physical activity in diabetes: Is any better than none?, 2013
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Community based participatory,health disparities, diabetes prevention, weight loss, behavioral interventions

College Service

  • Director of Diversity and Inclusion 2017 - Present

    Role: Other
  • College of Nursing Community Advisory Board 2013 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Faculty Advisor CNL-Graduate Students 2007 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee Member 2014 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member
  • Co-Director New Careers in Nursing Scholarship Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 2008 - 2015

University Service

  • Georgia Cancer Center Cancer Outreach Summit 2016 - Present

    Role: Program Organizer
  • Community Service Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Cancer Center Health Disparities Steering Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Community Service Committee 2013 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Cancer Center Health Disparities Steering Committee 2013 - 2015

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • National Institutes of Health NIDDK Network for Minority Research Investigators Annual Workshop 2015 - Present

    Role: Workshop Organizer
  • Early Career Reviewer Center of Scientific Review National Institutes of Health 2014 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Grant Proposal
  • Evaluation and Program Planning 2014 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • College of Nursing Faculty Practice 2013 - Present

    Role: Other
  • College of Nursing Community Advisory Board 2013 - Present

    Role: Director

Public Service

  • GrantWest Enterprises 2016 - Present

    Role: Board Member
  • National Institutes of Health Network of Minority Research Investigators 2016 - Present

    Role: Workshop Organizer
  • Faith-based Behavior Interventionist Specialist Naitonal USA Foundation, Inc. 2011 - Present

  • Director Healthcare Ministry Eastern District of Georgia Auxiliary to the General Missionary Baptist Convention of Georgia, Inc. 2008 - 2016

  • CerviCusco, Peru 2016 - 2016

    Role: Member