C. Denise Neill, PhD, RN, CNE

School of Nursing Director
Sam Houston State University
3380 College Park Dr., The Woodlands, TX
Curriculum Vitae


  • PhD- Texas Woman’s University, Nursing
  • MSN- University of Central Arkansas, Community Health and Education
  • BSN- University of Central Arkansas, Nursing
  • ASN- Southern Arkansas University, Nursing

Professional Memberships (last 5 years)

  • Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society
  • American Nurses Association
  • Texas Nurses Association
  • Gulf Coast Texas Team Nurse Co-Lead

Areas of Clinical Interest

  • Community and Public Health
  • Maternal Newborn Health
  • Leadership
  • Professional Issues and Ethics

Areas of Research Interest

  • Nurse Workload
  • Faculty Workload
  • Building a research culture in clinical/bedside nursing