• Dr. Layton has over 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur and business executive. During her career as a nurse and social worker, she has founded three corporations to deliver treatment services to clients in at risk or under-served areas of the Southeast. She received her Doctorate of Nursing Practice and Masters of Nursing Science from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and her Masters of Social Work from the University of Alabama and also holds a BA in Political Science from the University of West Georgia.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2017 Medical adhesive-related skin injury following emergent appendectomy: A case study of MARSI and missed opportunities in nursing care 2017


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    2017 Bruises and burns 2017
    2017 Sexual abuse interview 2017

    Research Overview

  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Forensic Nursing, Resiliency and Trauma, Wound Care, Chronic Illness, Emergency Preparedness, Interdisciplinary Treatment Approaches, Behavioral Health Nursing
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice in Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2019
  • Master of Nursing in Registered Nursing / Registered Nurse, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2011
  • Master of Social Work, University of Alabama 2006
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Government, 1993
  • Full Name

  • Shannon Layton