Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Dawson is an experienced, dynamic nurse and health care leader promoting evidence-based clinical and management practice from the bedside to the boardroom. She lectures and consults on leadership, work design, organizational systems, staff development, community health, health careers, and management. She has served as the principal investigator, project director and coordinator on workforce grants exceeding $2.1 million. She is investing in the next generation of nurse leaders with the Martha A. Dawson Genesis Nurse Leader Scholarship.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2019 Central line care: Empowering patients to prevent infection and injury via EPIC 2 2019
    2018 Mapping and Sustaining Leadership Development: An Innovation Academic Service Partnership 2018
    2017 Nurse communication strategies to improve patient outcomes in a surgical oncology setting 2017
    2017 Building bridges: The journey of Alabama's health action coalition 2017
    2017 Student Success Survey: Supporting Academic Success for At-Risk Nursing Students Through Early Intervention 2017
    2016 Student success survey: Supporting academic success for at-risk nursing students through early intervention 2016
    2016 Mapping and sustaining a personal journey 2016
    2016 A process for mapping global health competencies in undergraduate and graduate nursing curricula 2016
    2016 Process for mapping global health competencies in undergraduate and graduate nursing curricula 2016
    2015 Professional development needs of nurse managers 2015
    2015 Professional development needs of nurse managers 2015
    2013 Global perspectives on nursing leadership: Lessons learned from an international nursing and health care leadership development program 2013
    2012 Identifying Educational Needs of Nurse Managers through Competency Assessment 2012
    2012 Incorporating quality and safety education into a nursing administration curriculum 2012
    2012 Nurturing charge nurses for future leadership roles 2012
    2012 Nurturing charge nurses for future leadership roles 2012
    1993 Communicating float staff competency validation 1993
    1969 Member in the Spotlight 1969
    Building Bridges: The Journey of Alabama's Health Action Coalition.

    Book

    Year Title Altmetric
    2002 A model for mass immunization 2002

    Chapter

    Year Title Altmetric
    2017 Chapter 20 - Preparing students for interprofessional work in the global village: The role of nurse educators 2017
    2011 The power of ten: Nurse leaders address the profession's ten most pressing issues 2011
    2003 Creation of practice development units, workforce ideas in action 2003
    2000 The Urinary System 2000
    1996 The Urinary System 1996

    Research Overview

  • Her research focus is career barriers, mobility, and development, succession planning, coaching effectiveness of entry and middle management, health disparity, and workforce diversity and planning. Teaching interest includes human resources management, leadership, administration, finance, quality tools and implementation science, health systems, management and leadership theories, health disparities, and health ethnics.
  • Teaching Activities

  • NHSA618 - Human Resource Management (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • NHSA632 - Nursing/Health Sys Adm I (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • NHSA631 - Adv Quality/Patient Safety (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • NHSL610 - Health Care Systems Adv Leader (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • NHSA616 - Nursing Financial Management (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NHSA633 - Nursing/Health Sys Adm II (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NHSA683L - Nursing/Health Sys Adm II Prac (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR738L - Scholarly Project Development (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NHSA618 - Human Resource Management (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NHSA632 - Nursing/Health Sys Adm I (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR690 - Indep Study in Nursing (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR690 - Indep Study in Nursing (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NHSA616 - Nursing Financial Management (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NHSA633 - Nursing/Health Sys Adm II (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NHSA618 - Human Resource Management (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NHSA632 - Nursing/Health Sys Adm I (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NHSA631 - Adv Quality/Patient Safety (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NHSA616 - Nursing Financial Management (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NHSA633 - Nursing/Health Sys Adm II (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NHSA618 - Human Resource Management (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NHSA632 - Nursing/Health Sys Adm I (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NHSA681L - Adv Qual/Patient Safety Pract (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NHSA617L - Nursing Financial Mgt Pract (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NHSA633 - Nursing/Health Sys Adm II (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR690 - Indep Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NHSA618 - Human Resource Management (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NHSA632 - Nursing/Health Sys Adm I (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NHSA633 - Nursing/Health Sys Adm II (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NHSA682L - Nursing/Health Sys Adm I Pract (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR690 - Indep Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NHSA632 - Nursing/Health Sys Adm I (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR610 - Hlth Care Sys for Adv Nur Prac (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR610 - Hlth Care Sys for Adv Nur Prac (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR610 - Hlth Care Sys for Adv Nur Prac (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR610 - Hlth Care Sys for Adv Nur Prac (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR610 - Hlth Care Sys for Adv Nur Prac (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NHSA618 - Human Resource Management (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NHSA633 - Nursing/Health Sys Adm II (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NHSA632 - Nursing/Health Sys Adm I (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NHSA682L - Nursing/Health Sys Adm I Pract (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NHSA618 - Human Resource Management (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NHSA681L - Adv Qual/Patient Safety Pract (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NHSA617L - Nursing Financial Mgt Pract (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NHSA633 - Nursing/Health Sys Adm II (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR001 - MSN Orientation (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR690 - Indep Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NHSA632 - Nursing/Health Sys Adm I (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NHSA682L - Nursing/Health Sys Adm I Pract (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR600 - Res and Stats for Adv Practice (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR690 - Indep Study in Nursing (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NHSA618 - Human Resource Management (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NHSA631 - Adv Quality/Patient Safety (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NHSA633 - Nursing/Health Sys Adm II (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR457 - Ldrshp/Mgt Prof Nur for RNs (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NHSA682L - Nursing/Health Sys Adm I Pract (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR001 - MSN Orientation (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR457 - Ldrshp/Mgt Prof Nur for RNs (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NHSA618 - Human Resource Management (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NHSA681L - Adv Qual/Patient Safety Pract (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR001 - MSN Orientation (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NHSA616 - Nursing Financial Management (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NHSA617L - Nursing Financial Mgt Pract (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NHSA685L - NHSA Practicum I (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR455 - Leadership and Management (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR517 - Leadership in Profess Nursing (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NHSA621 - Nursing/Health Sys Admin II (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NOM611 - Creativity Res Prob Solv Tools (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR391 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR455 - Leadership and Management (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NHSA686L - Prac II: Nur Health Sys Admin (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR390 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR517 - Leadership in Profess Nursing (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NHSA621 - Nursing/Health Sys Admin II (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NOM611 - Creativity Res Prob Solv Tools (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NHSA620 - Nursing/Health Sys Admin I (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR455 - Leadership and Management (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR456L - Leader Management Practicum (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NHSA686 - Prac II: Nur Health Sys Admin (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NHSA621 - Nursing/Health Sys Admin II (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • NOM611 - Creativity Res Prob Solv Tools (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • Full Name

  • Martha Dawson