UMSON announces that Allison D. Davis, PhD ’06, MS ’03, BSN ’02, RN, assistant professor, has been appointed director of the MSN program’s Community/Public Health Nursing specialty.
As specialty director, Davis is responsible for leadership of the master’s specialty and of community/public health nursing coursework in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and RN-to-BSN programs and in the entry-into-nursing Master of Science in Nursing Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) option. All community/public health nursing coursework has a strong focus on population health, social justice, and evidence-based programs. The Community/Public Health Nursing master’s specialty prepares graduates to assume leadership roles in addressing large-scale health challenges that impact entire communities. In her new role since May 1, Davis also oversees the academic trajectory of students in the master’s specialty and in the Environmental Health and Care Coordination certificates.