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Faculty and Staff Profile

Stephanie Clark Davis

Director of Gradaute Programs & Professor

Office: 411 Edwards Hall
Phone: 864-656-2588
Fax: 864-656-5488
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 Educational Background

PhD Nursing
University of South Carolina 2005

MSN Nursing
Georgia Southern University 2001

ADN Nursing
Coastal Georgia Community College 1992

BSN Nursing
Armstrong Atlantic State University 1998

 Courses Taught

N3230 Gerontology
N3100 Physical Assessment
N8220 Gerontology
N8230 APRN Practicum
N8060 Physical Assessment
N8040 Knowledge Development
N8070 Nursing Research

 Research Interests

Quality of life in the breast cancer experience, women's health, sexuality, coping, social support, pedagogy, and global health.

Research Funding
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 -- LOI Submission. "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: $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:

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

2015 Elected Faculty Scholar in the Clemson University School of Health Research (CUSHR).

2014 Selected for the Inaugural Provost’s Leadership Development Summit (30 members selected).

2013 Awardee College of Health and Human Development Excellence in Graduate Academic Advising.

2012 Awardee of the Palmetto Gold Nurse Recognition and Scholarship Program 2012 Recognition of Excellence in Nursing Practice and Commitment to the Profession. Awarded by the South Carolina Nurses Association.