Positions

Overview

  • Associate Professor at the UAB School of Nursing and teaches across all academic levels (undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral). She is a family nurse practitioner and currently serves on the Executive Board Member (Treasurer) of the Nurse Practitioner Alliance of Alabama. Dr. Morrison's translational research is aimed to explore how diet, specifically added sugar, and obesity influence cardiometabolic disease onset/prevalence, inflammation, and cognitive impairment in aging adults.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2019 Effectiveness of BSN honors student recruitment in an oncology clinical trial 2019
    2019 Cognitive Reserve Over the Lifespan: Neurocognitive Implications for Aging With HIV 2019
    2019 The Association Between Olfactory Function and Cognition in Aging African American and Caucasian Men With HIV: A Pilot Study 2019
    2019 Self-efficacy, infant feeding practices, and infant weight gain: An integrative review 2019
    2019 The Effect of Low-Carbohydrate and Low-Fat Diets on Pain in Individuals with Knee Osteoarthritis. 2019
    2019 Cognitive reserve over the lifespan: Neurocognitive implications for aging with HIV. 2019
    2019 Depressive Symptoms, Perceived Stress, and Cortisol in School-Age Children With Type 1 Diabetes: A Pilot Study 2019
    2019 Targeting HIV-Related Neurocognitive Impairments with Cognitive Training Strategies: Insights from the Cognitive Aging Literature. 2019
    2019 Added sugar consumption in type 2 diabetes risk: A concept analysis. 2019
    2019 Computerized Cognitive Training for the Neurocognitive Complications of HIV Infection: A Systematic Review 2019
    2019 Olfactory dysfunction in aging African American and Caucasian men with HIV: A pilot study 2019
    2018 The ketogenic diet as a non-pharmacological treatment for HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder: A descriptive analysis 2018
    2018 Individualized-targeted computerized cognitive training to treat HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder: An interim descriptive analysis 2018
    2018 Effectiveness of a carbohydrate restricted diet to treat non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in adolescents with obesity: Trial design and methodology 2018
    2018 The ketogenic diet as a non-pharmacological treatment for HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder: A descriptive analysis. 2018
    2017 Peri-muscular adipose tissue may play a unique role in determining insulin sensitivity/resistance in women with PCOS 2017
    2016 Comparison of the Lunar Prodigy and iDXA Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometers for Assessing Total and Regional Body Composition 2016
    2016 Comparison of the Lunar Prodigy and iDXA Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometers for Assessing Total and Regional Body Composition. 2016
    2016 A Team Approach to Enhance Scholarship among Honors Students in Nursing 2016
    2015 Perceptions of Physical Activity and Influences of Participation in Young African-American Adolescent Girls 2015
    2015 The Physiological Mechanisms of Diabetes and Aging on Brain Health and Cognition: Implications for Nursing Practice and Research 2015
    2014 Return of hunger following a relatively high carbohydrate breakfast is associated with earlier recorded glucose peak and nadir 2014
    2013 Role of parental autonomy support on self-determination in influencing diet and exercise motivation in older adolescents 2013
    2012 Parental separation anxiety and diabetes self-management of older adolescents: A pilot study 2012
    2008 Fathers of Children and Adolescents With Diabetes: What Do We Know? 2008
    The ketogenic diet as a non-pharmacological treatment for HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder.

    Research Overview

  • Dr. Morrison's translational research focuses on the associations between diet, specifically total and added sugar, weight, body composition, and inflammation influence cardiometabolic disease risk and prevalence as well as the influence of sugar on cognition in aging populations.
  • Teaching Overview

  • Nursing educator for 13 years across all academic levels (BSN, MSN, DNP, and PhD). Taught a plethora of courses in live settings as well as via a distance accessible format.
  • Teaching Activities

  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • NRM798L - Research Immersion (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NRM780 - Applic Research Design Princ I (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NRM798L - Research Immersion (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR450 - Honors I - Intro Nurs Research (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR452L - Honors III -Research Immersion (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NRM782 - App of Research Design Prin II (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR451 - Honors II -Explor Nur Research (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR452L - Honors III -Research Immersion (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR450 - Honors I - Intro Nurs Research (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR451 - Honors II -Explor Nur Research (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR701 - Writing for Publication (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR450 - Honors I - Intro Nurs Research (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR452L - Honors III -Research Immersion (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NRM782 - App of Research Design Prin II (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR451 - Honors II -Explor Nur Research (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR452L - Honors III -Research Immersion (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • HC119 - Honors Seminar (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR450 - Honors I - Intro Nurs Research (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR451 - Honors II -Explor Nur Research (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR450 - Honors I - Intro Nurs Research (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR452L - Honors III -Research Immersion (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR797 - Writing the Dissertation (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NRM782 - App of Research Design Prin II (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR451 - Honors II -Explor Nur Research (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR452L - Honors III -Research Immersion (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR450 - Honors I - Intro Nurs Research (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR451 - Honors II -Explor Nur Research (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR450 - Honors I - Intro Nurs Research (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR452L - Honors III -Research Immersion (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NRM772 - Designs of Nursing Studies II (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR451 - Honors II -Explor Nur Research (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR452L - Honors III -Research Immersion (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR450 - Honors I - Intro Nurs Research (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR451 - Honors II -Explor Nur Research (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR490 - Independent Study in Nursing (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR690 - Indep Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR513 - Pharm/Therapeutics Adv Gen (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR370 - Clinical Pharmacology (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR370 - Clinical Pharmacology (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR513 - Pharm/Therapeutics Adv Gen (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR513 - Pharm/Therapeutics Adv Gen (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR370 - Clinical Pharmacology (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR504L - Concpt and Skills for Prof Nur (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR356L - Foundations Prof Nur Practicum (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR370 - Clinical Pharmacology (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR370 - Clinical Pharmacology (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR345L - Nurs Health Assessment Skills (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR513 - Pharm/Therapeutics Adv Gen (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR501 - Foundations Professional Nurs (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR502L - Foundations Clinical Practice (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • Full Name

  • Shannon Morrison