Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Lynda Wilson is fluent in Spanish, has led study-abroad courses to Guatemala, and received Fulbright support for work in Chile, Malawi, and Zambia. Her research has focused on preterm infants, Latino immigrant families, global nursing education programs, and identifying global health competencies. From 2009-2012 Dr. Wilson received funding from the National Institutes of Health to develop, implement, and evaluate four distance education courses for 166 study coordinators at international sites in 45 different countries.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2019 Nursing and midwifery advocacy to lead the United Nations Sustainable Development Agenda 2019
    2017 The situation of nursing education in latin america and the caribbean towards universal health 2017
    2016 Perceptions and attitudes towards evidence based practice among nurses and nursing students in Nepal 2016
    2016 Qualitative description of global health nursing competencies by nursing faculty in Africa and the Americas 2016
    2016 Perspectives of nursing faculty in Africa on global health nursing competencies 2016
    2016 Evidence-Based Practice Models to Maximize Nursing’s Contributions to Global Health 2016
    2016 Process for mapping global health competencies in undergraduate and graduate nursing curricula 2016
    2016 ‘Global health’ and ‘global nursing’: proposed definitions from The Global Advisory Panel on the Future of Nursing 2016
    2015 Sickle cell disease among children in Africa: An integrative literature review and global recommendations 2015
    2015 Process for mapping global health competencies in undergraduate and graduate nursing curricula 2015
    2015 Research nurse manager perceptions about research activities performed by non-nurse clinical research coordinators 2015
    2015 A path analysis of Latino parental, teenager and cultural variables in teenagers’ sexual attitudes, norms, self-efficacy, and sexual intentions 2015
    2015 Follow-up evaluation of first two cohorts of graduates of the Zambian HIV nurse practitioner program 2015
    2015 A Path Analysis of Latino Parental, Adolescent and Cultural Variables on Adolescents’ Sexual Attitudes, Norms, Self-Efficacy, and Sexual Intentions. 2015
    2015 Identifying Interprofessional Global Health Competencies for 21st-Century Health Professionals 2015
    2014 Enhancing global health and education in Malawi, Zambia, and the United States through an Interprofessional Global Health Exchange Program 2014
    2014 Clinical research nurses’ descriptions and perceptions of research activities performed by unsupervised non-nurse clinical research coordinators 2014
    2014 Global perspectives on nursing leadership: Lessons learned from an international nursing and health care leadership development program. 2014
    2014 Enhancing global health and education in Malawi, Zambia, and the United States through an interprofessional global health exchange program 2014
    2014 Global health competencies according to nursing faculty from Brazilian higher education institutions 2014
    2014 Global health: Health sciences and team based care. 2014
    2014 Identifying Global Health Competencies to Prepare 21st Century Global Health Professionals: Report from the Global Health Competency Subcommittee of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health 2014
    2014 The world as community. Edited by E. Anderson and J. McFarlane. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins 2014
    2014 Trends in neonatal research and evidence-based practice 2014
    2013 Enhancing research capacity for global health: Evaluation of a distance-based program for international study coordinators 2013
    2013 Role perceptions of nurse clinical research coordinators 2013
    2013 Teaching of the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness strategy in undergraduate nursing programs 2013
    2013 Global health diplomacy: An integrative review of the literature and implications for nursing 2013
    2013 Distance-enhanced research capacity for global health: Evaluation of a distance-based program for international study coordinators 2013
    2012 Global health diplomacy: Implications for nursing in the 21st century 2012
    2012 Global Health Competencies for Nurses in the Americas 2012
    2012 Leadership needed to address the global nursing and midwifery workforce shortage 2012
    2011 Perioperative music and its effects on anxiety, hemodynamics, and pain in women undergoing mastectomy 2011
    2011 The Zambian HIV nurse practitioner diploma programme: Preliminary outcomes 2011
    2011 Neonatal Intensive Care: A Global Perspective of Similarities and Differences in Selected Neonatal Intensive Care Units in Brazil, Chile, the United States, and Zambia 2011
    2011 Design and process development for smart phone medication dosing support system and educational platform in HIV/AIDs-TB programs in Zambia. 2011
    2011 Experiencias sobre la capacitacion del "Programa Familias Fuertes" a jovenes del barrio El Chile 2011
    2011 Host institution perspectives. In T. McKinnon and J. Fitzpatrick, Eds., Global service learning in nursing 2011
    2011 Partner perspective home institution receiving international nurses 2011
    2011 Preparing nurses for global health care 2011
    2011 Research with vulnerable populations 2011
    2011 The Zambian HIV Nurse practitioner diploma program: Preliminary outcomes from first cohort of Zambian Nurses 2011
    2011 The Zambian HIV nurse practitioner diploma programme: Preliminary outcomes 2011
    2011 The world as a community: Globalization and health. In E. Anderson & J. McFarlane (Eds). Community as partner: Theory and practice in nursing, 6th edition 2011
    2010 Evaluation of strong families (Familias fuerte), an intervention for parents and adolescents in Honduras 2010
    2010 Preterm infants' responses to music: An integrative review 2010
    2010 Effects of music therapy on preterm infants in the neonatal intensive care unit. 2010
    2010 Effects of music therapy on preterm infants in the NICU 2010
    2010 Teaching chilean mothers to massage their full-term infants: Effects on maternal breast-feeding and infant weight gain at age 2 and 4 months 2010
    2009 Parenting practices, adolescent health behaviors, acculturation, and perceptions about family education: Implications for developing culturally appropriate latino family interventions 2009
    2009 Supporting and retaining preceptors for NNP programs: Results from a survey of NNP preceptors and program directors 2009
    2009 Applying a model of program adaptation to Familias Fuertes parent/adolescent educational intervention for Latino immigrant families in the rural South 2009
    2009 Development and implementation of a distance-learning certificate program in clinical research coordination for coordinators at international sites 2009
    2009 Recruiting, supporting, and retaining preceptors for NNP programs: Results from a survey of NNP preceptors and program directors 2009
    2009 Outcomes of a massage intervention on teen mothers: a pilot study. 2009
    2009 Peer-to-peer mentoring around the globe. N. R. Gantz, Ed., 101 global leadership lessons for nurses 2009
    2008 Education and training preferences of study coordinators 2008
    2008 The Network for Nursing in Child Health. 2008
    2008 La red de la Enfermeria en la Salud Infantil (Red ENSI) 2008
    2008 Methodological and ethical issues in research with vulnerable populations 2008
    2008 Relationships between parenting styles and risk behaviors in adolescent health: An integrative literature review 2008
    2008 Strengthening global nursing and health care delivery 2008
    2007 Child health needs of rural Alabama latino families 2007
    2007 Neonatal research and evidence-based practice 2007
    2007 Nursing capacity building through international collaborating center activities 2007
    2007 University of Alabama - WHO Collaborating Center on International Nursing. Interview narrative for chapter by Brooks, A. M. T. (Creating Communities of International Collaboration) 2007
    2006 Clinical research in low resource countries 2006
    2006 An examination of sociocultural factors associated with health and health care seeking among latina immigrants 2006
    2006 Maintaining the ethic of caring in nursing 2006
    2006 Perspectivas Sobre la Investigación en Enfermería en Guatemala 2006
    2006 Research tutorials for article by Weiss, S. J. & Wilson, P. (2006). Origins of tactile vulnerability in high-risk infants 2006
    2005 Perspectives of Latin American nursing professors and leaders about research competencies needed by nurses with different levels of academic preparation 2005
    2005 Competencias en investigación para diferentes niveles de formación de enfemeras: Una perspectiva latinoamericana 2005
    2005 Research tutorials for article by Callen, J., Pinelli, J., Atkinson, S. & Saigal, S. (2005). Qualitative analysis of barriers to breastfeeding in very-low-birthweight infants in the hospital and postdischarge 2005
    2005 Research tutorials for article by Lainwala, S., Brown, E. R., Weinschenk, N. P., Blackwell, M. T., & Hagadorn, J. I. (2005). A retrospective study of length of hospital stay 2005
    2005 Research tutorials for article by LeFlore, J. L., & Engle, W. D. (2005). Capillary refill time is an unreliable indicator of cardiovascular status in term neonates 2005
    2005 Research tutorials for article by Lee, S., Lee, K. A., Rankin, S. H., Alkon, A., & Weiss, S. J. (2005). Acculturation and stress in Chinese-American parents of infants cared for in the intensive care unit 2005
    2005 Research tutorials for article by Pohlman, S. (2005). The primacy of work and fathering preterm infants: Findings from an interpretive phenomenological study 2005
    2005 Research tutorials for article by Rasmussen, L. B., Vargo, L. E., Reavey, D. A. & Hunter, K. S. (2005) 2005
    2004 A study abroad experience in Guatemala: learning first-hand about health, education, and social welfare in a low-resource country. 2004
    2004 A study abroad experience in Guatemala: Learning first-hand about health, education, and social welfare in a low-resource country 2004
    2004 Environmental issues: Research and interventions 2004
    2004 Erratum: The relationship between physiological and behavioral measures of stress in preterm infants (Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing (2004) vol. 33 (2)) 2004
    2004 Tactile stimulation of NICU preterm infants 2004
    2004 The relationship between physiological and behavioral measures of stress in preterm infants 2004
    2003 Collaborative research in neonatal nursing 2003
    2003 The biobehavioral effects of gentle human touch on preterm infants 2003
    2001 Informed consent in neonatal nursing practice and research 2001
    2001 The use of comforting touch and massage to reduce stress for preterm infants in the neonatal intensive care unit 2001
    2001 Use of individualized versus standard criteria to identify abnormal levels of heart rate or oxygen saturation in preterm infants 2001
    2000 Effects of developmental, health status, behavioral and environmental variables on preterm infants’ responses to a gentle human touch intervention 2000
    2000 Factors associated with vagal tone response in preterm infants 2000
    2000 Physiologic and behavioral effects of gentle human touch on preterm infants 2000
    2000 Research roles for neonatal nurses 2000
    1997 Parenting the healthy infant 1997
    1997 Parenting the high risk neonate 1997
    1997 Research utilization: handling preterm infants in the NICU. 1997
    1996 Pulling it all together: the importance of integrative research reviews and meta-analyses in nursing. 1996
    1996 Effects of gentle human touch on preterm infants: Report from a pilot study 1996
    1996 Lapsle Oma Kodu (Bringing abandoned children home): A project from Tallin Estonia to reunite institutionalized children with families 1996
    1996 The comprehensive academic program 1996
    1994 Commentary: A lesson from Eastern Europe. Response to Levin, A. The mother-infant unit at Tallinn Children’s Hospital, Estonia: A truly baby-friendly unit 1994
    1994 Effects of tactile stimulation on preterm infants 1994
    1994 Evaluation of a comprehensive program designed to enhance student retention 1994
    1993 Health care research by degrees. Book Review 1993
    1993 Issues related to the protection of human research participants. 1993
    1992 Effects of gentle human touch on preterm infants: Results from a pilot study 1992
    1992 Freshmen baccalaureate nursing students' perceptions of their academic and nonacademic experiences: Implications for retention 1992
    1991 Changes in nursing students’ knowledge and attitudes toward research following an undergraduate research class 1991
    1991 Early parental touch and preterm infants 1991
    1991 Effects of hospital-based instructions on interactions between parents and preterm infants 1991
    1991 Preterm infants’ physiologic responses to early parent touch 1991
    1990 Florida outreach for maternity patients with low literacy skills. 1990
    1990 Strategies to facilitate inpatient education. 1990
    1990 A health promotion model for wellness education. 1990
    1990 Minimizing barriers when teaching hearing-impaired clients. 1990
    1990 Maintaining the ethic of caring in nursing. 1990
    1990 A grant-supported project: Recruiting and retaining disadvantaged nursing students 1990
    1990 Educational resources for Spanish-speaking patients 1990
    1990 Effects of early parent touch on preterm infants 1990
    1990 Effects of early parent touch on preterm infants’ arterial oxygen saturation and heart rate levels 1990
    1990 Nursing and health care research. Book review 1990
    1990 Patient education in early postpartum discharge programs. 1990
    1990 Securing grant funding for recruitment and retention projects 1990
    1990 The feeding as outcome measure in teaching parents of preterms 1990
    1989 Educating classmates and teachers of chronically ill or disabled children. 1989
    1989 Life-saving patient education: breast self-examination. 1989
    1989 Teaching parents to provide home-care for ventilator-dependent children. 1989
    1989 Interacting with videodisc technology. 1989
    1989 Teaching stimulation strategies to parents of infants at high risk. 1989
    1989 Case study on metabolic acidosis 1989
    1989 Implementing the nursing research facilitator role in an academic setting 1989
    1989 Interfacing bioinstruments with computers for data collection in nursing research 1989
    1989 Networking about infants at risk. (Response to letter) 1989
    1989 The patient education bridge. 1989
    1988 Evaluation of a gerontological nursing continuing education program: Effects on nurses’ knowledge and attitudes and patients’ perceptions and satisfaction. 1988
    1988 The stream of becoming: A study of Martha Roger’s theory. Book review 1988
    1987 Confirmation of qualitative research findings in the clinical setting: a strategy to promote research application among baccalaureate nursing students. 1987
    1987 Evaluation of a children’s sick room. A nursing service to meet the needs of working parents 1987
    1986 Teaching mothers about their prematures - Effects on maternal perceptions and behaviors 1986
    1986 The failure to thrive child 1986
    1985 Stimulation of high-risk infants: Review of the literature 1985
    1979 Stereotyping, words, and concepts. 1979
    1979 The failure to thrive child 1979
    1978 Fragile families, troubled children. Book review 1978
    1976 Nursing intervention with the failure-to-thrive family. 1976
    A Path Analysis of Latino Parental, Adolescent and Cultural Variables on Adolescents’ Sexual Attitudes, Norms, Self-Efficacy, and Sexual Intentions.
    Integrative review of the literature about screening, treatment, and policies for children with sickle cell disease in Africa
    Qualitative Description of Global Health Nursing Competencies by Nursing Faculty in Africa and the Americas

    Chapter

    Year Title Altmetric
    2018 The World as community: Globalization and health.  2-24. 2018
    2014 The world as community: Globalization and health.  3-18. 2014

    Research Overview

  • Global Health; Nursing Leadership; Distance-based Education; Evidence-Based Practice; Research Methods; Intervention Research; Global Health Competencies; Latino Health; Preterm Infants and Parents; Developmental Care; Effects of Massage and Touch on Preterm Infants
  • Teaching Activities

  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR444 - Prin Dev Care Newborn Infant (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR644 - Princ Dev Care Newborn Inf (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR610 - Hlth Care Sys for Adv Nur Prac (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR610 - Hlth Care Sys for Adv Nur Prac (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • HON200 - Seminar: Independent Project (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • ITS250 - Special Topics (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR486 - Sem III: Proj Implement/SL (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR691 - Indep Study Clinical Nursing (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • STH250 - PrimeTime Leadership (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • DENT0113 - IGHSL II: Project Implement/SL (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR444 - Prin Dev Care Newborn Infant (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR484 - Sem II:Serv Lrning Proj Dev/SL (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR486 - Sem III: Proj Implement/SL (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • DENT0110 - Special Topics-Global Health (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • GHS642 - Introprofessional Project Plan (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • HAC201 - Leadership Skills (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • HAC401 - Advanced Leadership Studies (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • HON312 - Community Service (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • ITS299 - Problems International Studies (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR368 - Sem I:Intr Nur Schlr/Inform/SL (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR484 - Sem II:Serv Lrning Proj Dev/SL (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR690 - Indep Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR600 - Res and Stats for Adv Practice (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR600 - Res and Stats for Adv Practice (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR444 - Prin Dev Care Newborn Infant (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR644 - Princ Dev Care Newborn Inf (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR690 - Indep Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR444 - Prin Dev Care Newborn Infant (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR644 - Princ Dev Care Newborn Inf (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR490 - Independent Study in Nursing (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR690 - Indep Study in Nursing (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NPR761 - Health Interventions (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR444 - Prin Dev Care Newborn Infant (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR644 - Princ Dev Care Newborn Inf (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NPR761 - Health Interventions (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR740 - Health Policy and Politics (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR444 - Prin Dev Care Newborn Infant (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR644 - Princ Dev Care Newborn Inf (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • NPR761 - Health Interventions (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR490 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR690 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR690 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • NUR690 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • NUR690 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • NUR691 - Indep Study Clinical Nursing (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • Full Name

  • Lynda Wilson