Deborah Smith

Program Director

Deborah Smith

Program Director

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Nursing
Department of Biobehavioral Nursing

The Graduate School

  • (706) 721-4681
  • (706) 721-0655
  • EC 5503

Education

  • DNP, Registered Nursing, Nursing Ad Medical College of Georgia, 2007

  • MSN, Nursing Admin Medical College of Georgia, 1990

  • BSN, Nursing - Registered Nurse Tra Valdosta State University, 1985

Certifications

  • Registered Nurse GA Board of Nursing, 1985

  • RNL GA Board of Nursing, 1985

  • RN GA Board of Nursing, 1985

Awards & Honors

  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society GRU Chapter #324, 2015

  • Who's Who in North American Education 2012

  • Who's Who in Collegiate Faculty 2009

  • Most Scholarly Paper The 2nd International Multi-Conference on Engineering and Technology Innovation: IMETI, 2009

  • Who's Who in Collegiate Faculty 2008

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • NURS 3806

    Geriatric Nursing
  • NURS 3006

    UG Nursing Orientation
  • NURS 3801

    Health Assessment Across Life
  • NURS 3802

    Introduction to Nursing Pract
  • NURS 4803

    Ldrshp, Mgmt, & Cont Nurs Top

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Flex-Model for Long-Term Assessment of Older Adults Following a Disaster, 2015
  • ABCDE Pedagogy Use Interprofessionally and in Informatics, 2014
  • Embracing the tools of technology, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Video Analysis Tool (VAT) System: Implementation and Evaluation of, 2014
  • Video analysis tool system: Implementation and evaluation of use with clinical nursing assessments of older adults, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • PTN Departmental Advisory Committee 2013 - 2014

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • BSN Admissions Committee 2014 - 2018

    Role: Committee Chair
  • BSN Program Committee 2014 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member
  • CON Academic Affairs Committee 2014 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member
  • CON Outcome Assessment Committee 2014 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member
  • Total Quality Management Committee 2016 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Curriculum Committee, GRU Health Sciences Summer Academy 2015 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member
  • University Vision 2030 Task Force 2013 - 2014

    Role: Committee Member
  • Academic Diversity and Alignment Committee (ADAC) 2011 - 2014

    Role: Committee Member
  • GRU Budget and University Resources Committeee 2013 - 2014

    Role: Committee Member
  • University Search Committtee, VP for Strategic Academic Planning & Dean Interdisciplinary Studies 2013 - 2014

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • ViewPoint Newsletter of the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN) 2011 - 2016

    Role: Editor
  • Nursing Administration Quarterly - 2014

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN) - 2011

    Role: Reviewer
  • Elsevier - 2011

    Role: Reviewer
  • McMaster Online Rating of Evidence (MORE) 2006 - 2009

    Role: Reviewer

Public Service

  • Healthcare Ministry, Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church 2009 - 2018

    Role: Member
  • Senior Capstone Boards - Lakeside High School 2018

    Role: Reviewer
  • Augusta University Day of Service 2016

    Role: Other
  • Nursing support for older adults in Augusta, GA, College of Dental Medicine 2012 - 2014

  • Osteoporosis, are you at risk? 2013