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Faculty and Staff Profile

Stephanie Clark Davis

Director of Gradaute Programs & Professor


Office: 412 Edwards Hall
Phone: 864-656-2588
Fax: 864-656-5488
Email: STEPHAD@clemson.edu
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 Educational Background

PhD Nursing
University of South Carolina 2005

Certificate Women's Studies
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

 Profile

Dr. Davis is a nationally certified family nurse practitioner with a clinical specialty in the medical management of weight loss. She also holds a certificate in women’s studies from the University of South Carolina. Dr. Davis serves as the SCNA Nominations Committee Chair and is a member of the Lieutenant Governor’s Alzheimer’s Disease and Related-Disorders Resource Coordination Center committee. She has served on the Volunteers in Medical Missions Board of Directors for nine years, holding positions as Vice-Chair and Personnel/Nominations Committee Chair Dr. Davis has co-lead a medical mission trip to South or Central American countries for 14 years during spring break. Dr. Davis and co-faculty have taken undergrad and graduate nursing students, a pre-med student, construction sciences students, a packaging science student on the trips.

 Research Interests

Her research interests include quality of life, body image, sexuality, and social support in the experience of breast cancer, international medicine, and instructional pedagogy.

Research Funding
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

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 is a Faculty Scholar in the Clemson University School of Health Research (CUSHR). She was one of 30 faculty across campus 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).Dr. Davis is a Faculty Scholar in the Clemson University School of Health Research (CUSHR). She was one of 30 faculty across campus 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).