Faculty/Staff Biographies

 

Anne Stiles

Anne Stiles, PhD, RN

Professor & Chair
Department of Nursing
Sam Houston State University
Office 245, AB III

Education

  • PhD - Texas Woman's University, Nursing
  • MSN - Oral Robert University, Nursing of Child and Family
  • BSN - Ohio State University, Nursing

Honors and Awards

  • AACN, Leadership in Academic Nursing Fellow
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society
  • NRSA, Post doctoral studies, Instrumentation, University of Arizona, DHHS

Extramural Program Grants (last 5 years)

  • PI: Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GANN) grant, US Department of Education, $500,000
  • Mentored PhD Students in Becoming Nursing Educators

Professional Memberships (last 5 years)

  • Chancellor’s Research Fellowship Selection Committee, appointed by ORSP
  • Faculty & Credentialing sub-committee for SACs Accreditation
  • TWU Alumni Advisory Council
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society
  • Southern Nursing Research Society Board Member at Large, Communications Committee Director
  • Texas Association for Infant Mental Health

Community Service & Outreach

  • Huntsville Leadership Institute, Class 31
  • Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Board of Directors
  • Red Cross Disaster Nurse
  • Medical Reserve Corps Volunteer

Areas of Clinical & Research Interest

  • Infant Attachment & Maternal Sensitivity in Adolescent Mother-Infant Dyads
  • Nursing Education
  • Research Instrumentation

 

Kelly K. Zinn

Kelly K. Zinn, PhD, RN

Assistant Director for Nursing,
The Woodlands Center
Sam Houston State University
Office 233, AB III

Education

  • PhD - Loyola University Chicago, Nursing
  • MSN - University of Nebraska Medical Center, Child Health Nursing
  • BSN - Clarkson College, Nursing

Professional Memberships

  • Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society
  • National League for Nursing
  • Nebraska League for Nursing

Areas of Clinical Interest

  • Child and Adolescent Health
  • Diabetes Health
  • Maternal Newborn Health
  • Leadership
  • Professional Issues

Areas of Research Interest

  • Diabetes self-care among rural older adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes

 

Lilibeth Al-Kofahy

Lilibeth Al-Kofahy, PhD, RN

Associate Professor
Department of Nursing
Sam Houston State University
Office 201, AB III

Education

  • PhD - Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
  • MS - Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia, Nursing Research
  • MN - Victoria University, St. Albans, Melbourne, Australia, Orthopaedic Nursing
  • MA - Far Eastern University, Manila, Philippines, Nursing
  • BS - Manuel V. Gallego Foundation Colleges, Manila, Philippines, Nursing

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Master of Nursing Student, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia

Professional Memberships

  • Jordan Nurses and Midwives Council
  • Philippine Nurses' Association

Areas of Clinical Interest

  • Geriatric Nursing
  • Adult Health Nursing
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Maternal Newborn Nursing
  • Orthopedic Nursing

Areas of Research Interest

  • The lived experience of PTSD as described by motor vehicle accident victims in Jordan
  • Nursing education

 

Susan Holland

Susan Holland, MSN, APRN, GNP-BC

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Nursing
Sam Houston State University
Office 237, AB III

Education

  • Post-MS Certification - University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Geriatric Nursing
  • MSN - The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston,
    School of Nursing, Critical Care/Administration
  • BSN - The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston,
    School of Nursing, Nursing

Special Certifications

  • Board Certified Advanced Practice Geriatric Nurse Practitioner

Areas of Clinical Interest

  • Geriatric Nursing
  • Adult Health Nursing
  • Management & Leadership Nursing

 

Linda James, MSc, RN

Department of Nursing
Sam Houston State University
Email: lsj007@shsu.edu

Education

  • MSc - University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • BScN - University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

Areas of Clinical Interest

  • Community and Public Health Nursing
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Mental Health Nursing

 

Shirley J. Wallace

Shirley J. Wallace, MSN, RN

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Nursing
Sam Houston State University
Office 235, AB III

Education

  • MS - Texas Woman's University, Nursing
  • BS - Texas Woman's University, Nursing

Professional Memberships

  • Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • American Nurses Association
  • Black Nurses Association
  • Texas Association of Black Personnel in Higher Education

Areas of Clinical Interest

  • Community/Public Health Nursing
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
  • School Nursing
  • Nursing Management

 


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