Lilibeth Al-Kofahy, PhD, RN

Lilibeth Al-Kofahy

Clinical Associate Professor
School of Nursing
TWC 405E
Curriculum Vitae


Dr. Lilibeth Al-Kofahy earned her PhD in Nursing from Queensland University of Technology, Queensland Australia and has over 22 years of teaching in nursing. She also earned her master’s degree in nursing from Victoria University, Melbourne Australia and received an Outstanding Student Academic Performance Award in Master of Nursing. Dr. Al-Kofahy has been at Sam Houston State University since 2013. She teaches both didactic and clinical courses related to maternal-child nursing and women’s Health and serves as the Obstetric Course Coordinator. She inspired students to becoming a successful professional nurse. Her primary areas of research are qualitative studies such as clinical reflection, and PTSD/MVA where she published in 2017 and 2015. Currently, she is a co-author in one article “Cultivating Cultural Competence through Academic Community Engagement and Clinical Reflection”. She also serves as a journal reviewer of professional publications.


  • 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