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Faculty and Staff Profile

Stephanie Davis

PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, Professor
Family Nurse Practitioner

Office: 605 Grove Rd. Rm 471, Greenvil

Phone: 864-720-2053

Email: STEPHAD@clemson.edu

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Educational Background

Certificate Women's Studies
University of South Carolina 2005

PhD Nursing
University of South Carolina 2005

MSN Nursing
Georgia Southern University 2001

BSN Nursing
Armstrong Atlantic State Universityunity College 1998

ADN Nursing
Brunswick Junior College (former name) 1992

Courses Taught

N3230 Gerontology
N3100 Physical Assessment
N8220 Gerontology
N8230 APRN Practicum
N8060 Physical Assessment
N8040 Knowledge Development
N8070 Nursing Research
N9070 DNP Economics and Healthcare Finance

Profile

Dr. Stephanie Davis is a Professor in the School of Nursing. She is a certified family nurse practitioner with a certificate in women’s studies. She maintains clinical practice in a weight management clinic. Her research interests include women’s health (quality of life with breast cancer, body image, sexuality, and social support) international health, health of rural and under-served populations, educational pedagogy, and weight management. Dr. Davis has served on the Volunteers in Medical Missions Board of Directors for many years, holding positions as Vice-Chair and Personnel/Nominations Committee Chair. She serves on the South Carolina Nurses Foundation Board of Trustees, South Carolina Nurses Assocation, and as the South Carolina Nurses Association, Nurse Educator Chapter Member At Large. She is also a member of the Nurses Honor Guard of SC.

Research Interests

Dr. Davis works to transform health care through: activities aimed at improving health outcomes for populations in rural/under-served areas regionally, nationally and globally; identifying and working to reduce barriers to access to healthcare; impacting outcomes of patients through student (future providers) education; serving on a state and international Board of Directors; and, service to numerous professional organizations.

Research Funding
2019 Davis, S.C., Wetsel, M., Parker, V., Valentine, K.L, Miller, L.B., Amerson, R., Koci, A.F., Wright, M.E., Stanley, L., Swinton, C., Cull, D.L. Expanding the Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Workforce with Expertise in Diverse, Rural and/or Underserved Populations in Appalachia Upstate South Carolina. Advanced Nursing Education Workforce ([ANEW] T94HP32896-01-00; Funding Opportunity Announcement, HRSA19003) grant funded by Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). Total Awarded: $2,761,521. (Awarded for 2019-2023). Role: PI

2019 Davis, S.C., Wetsel, M.A., Parker, V., and Valentine, K. CVS Health Foundation grant. Nurse practitioner student scholarship support. ($5,000). Status: Awarded

2018 Davis, S.C., Wetsel, M.A., Parker, V., and Valentine, K. CVS Health Foundation grant. Nurse practitioner student scholarship support. ($5,000). Status: Awarded

Healthy Greenville 2036. "Expanding Primary Care Access in Greenville County Through Nurse Practitioner Education Support from 2017-2019. Principal Investigator: Margaret Wetsel, Co-I: Stephanie Davis, Veronica Parker, Kathleen Valentine. Total awarded: $410,000

Davis, S.C., Wetsel, M.A., and Parker, V. CVS Health Foundation grant. Nurse practitioner student scholarship support. ($5,000). Status: Awarded in 2017

Davis, S.C., Wetsel, M.A., and Parker, V. CVS Health Foundation grant. Nurse practitioner student scholarship support. ($5,000). Status: Awarded in 2016

Research Publications

McCoy, M.D., Sarasua, S.M., DeLuca, J.M., Davis, S., Phelan, K., Rogers, R.C., and Boccuto, L., (2022). State of the Science for Kidney Disorders in Phelan-McDermid Syndrome: UPK3A, FBLN1, WNT7B, and CELSR1 as Candidate Genes. Genes 2022, 13, 1042. https://doi.org/10.3390/genes13061042.

Snyder, E.F., Davis, S.C. Aldrich, K., Veerabagu, M., Larussa, T., Abenavoli, L., and Boccuto, L., (2021) Management of Crohn’s Disease: Identification, Diagnosis, and Clinical Management. Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 46(12), 22-31. (CE Offering).

Wallace. L., Davis, S., Meehan, N., Parker, V., and King, K., (2021, online). Educational Program Impact on School-based Telehealth: Parent Willingness to Use. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, https://www.npjournal.org/article/S1555-4155(21)00404-9/pdf

Davis, S.C., Robinson, B.L., Vess, J., and Lebel, J., (2018). Medical Management of Ulcerative Colitis in Primary Care. The Nurse Practitioner, 43(1); 11-19.

Busby, S.R., Kennedy, B., Davis, S.C., Thomas, H. A., and Jones, J.W. Helping Patients Keep Themselves Safe. Assessing Patient Awareness of Proper Hand Hygiene. Nursing 2015, 45(5); 27-30.

Robinson, B.L., Davis, S.C., Vess, J., and Lebel, J., (2015). Management of Celiac Disease in Primary Care. The Nurse Practitioner, 40(2),28-34. (CE Offering).

Davis, S.D. and Pruitt, R.H. (2014). Mastering the Differential Diagnosis for Nurse Practitioner Students. The International Journal for Nurse Practitioner Educators, 3(1). Available: http://libjournal.uncg.edu/index.php/ijnpe/article/view/849

Darnell, S.W. Davis, S.C., Whitcomb, J.J., McLaurin, B. T., and Manfredi, J.A. (2014). Bleeding Risk Factors Affecting Warfarin Therapy in Elderly with Atrial Fibrillation. Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing, 33(2):57-63

McAlister, B.S., Davis, S.C., Whitcomb, J.J., and Sudhirkumar, C.P., (2012) Amiodorone Use to Prevent Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation after Cardiac Surgery. Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing; 31 (1):7-12 22156805.

Olyarchuk, L., Willoughby, D., Davis, S., and Newsom, S. (2012) Examining the Benefits of Vaccinating Adults Against Pertussis. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 24(10), 587–594.

Reese, A., Willoughby, D., Davis, S., & Silver, T., (2011) The Use of Honey for Treating Chronic Wounds. The American Journal for Nurse Practitioners 15(9/10).

Davis, S.C., and Willoughby, D. (2010), Practitioner Willingness to Discuss Sexual Issues with Women with Chronic Disease. Women’s Healthcare, 9(9).11-17.

Mackey MC, Davis SC, Tavakoli A. (2010), Factors Related to Health-Promoting Behaviors of White and Black College Women. American Journal for Nurse Practitioners Online, 14(11/12).

Foster, M., Eggert, J., Davis, S., and Chasedunn-Roark, J. (2010) Review of Hormone Replacement Therapy after Diagnosis of Ovarian Cancer. Women’s Healthcare, 9(9), 33-37.

Davis, S.C., Meneses, K., and Hilfinger-Messias, D.K., (2010) Sexuality and Quality of Life in Women with Breast Cancer after Surgical Treatment, The Nurse Practitioner, 35(9), 25-31.

Chesney, E.T., Davis, S.C., Duggan, L., and Natarajan, S. (2010) Does Incidence of Metabolic Syndrome Increase Risk for Certain Cancers? The American Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 14/4, 25-32.

Honors and Awards

Dr. Davis has been selected to be a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (Academy) and the induction will be held On October 29, 2022 in Washington, DC. Dr. Davis is a Faculty Scholar in the Clemson University School of Health Research (CUSHR). She was one of 30 faculty campus-wide chosen for the Inaugural Provost's Leadership Development Summit. She is a past awardee of the Excellence in Graduate Academic Advising award. Dr. Davis is also an awardee of the Palmetto Gold Nurse Recognition and Scholarship Program Recognition of Excellence in Nursing Practice and Commitment to the Profession, awarded by the South Carolina Nurses Association (SCNA.

Links

• WSPA Channel 7 News: Clemson aims to grow nurse practitioner workforce with new $2.7 million grant

• Clemson News: Clemson Nursing Receives $2.7 million grant to increase nurse practitioner workforce

• The Clemson University School of Nursing landed a multimillion-dollar grant that has already paid immediate dividends


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