Montana Dunton

Assistant Professor

Montana Dunton

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Nursing
Department of Prelicensure Nursing


Twenty-five years’ experience as a registered nurse. Fifteen years’ experience as a pediatric intensive care PICU nurse. Director of Pediatria, LLC, an outpatient day nursing and preschool center for medically fragile children, for two years. A nurse educator for nine years working with prelicensure nursing students.

  • (706) 721-4890
  • EC 5340


  • Ph.D., Registered Nursing, Nursing Ad Augusta University, 2022

  • MSN, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Walden University, 2013

  • AAS, Nursing - Registered Nurse Training Chattahoochee Valley Community, 1998


  • RN GA Professional Licensing Brd, 2000

  • RNL GA Professional Licensing Brd, 2000

  • BLS AHA, 2017

  • PALS AHA, 2017

  • BLS AHA, 2016

  • PALS AHA, 2015

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • NURS 7400

    Inte HC Women Child Fam Hlth
  • NURS 7100

    Integr Healthcare: Popul Healt
  • NURS 3807

    Intro to Nursing Research
  • NURS 4802

    Maternal Child Nursing
  • NURS 3803

    Health Promotion & Nutrition
  • NURS 3802

    Introduction to Nursing Pract

Teaching Interests

Pediatric Nursing


Selected Recent Publications

  • Influences of Maternal Prepregnancy Obesity and Gestational Diabetes Mellitus on the Infant Gut Microbiome in Full-Term Infants., 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Obesity, gestational diabetes, pediatric blood pressures ​

Department Service

  • AU-SNA Advisor 2017 - Present

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • BSN Admissions Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • CON Quality Plan 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member