Bill Buron - Faculty & Adjuncts

Bill Buron, PhD, MSN

Bill Buron
Bill Buron, PhD, MSN
Susan B. Gaston Director of the School of Nursing
Assistant Professor of Nursing
College of Health Sciences
918-631-2920 Oxley Health Sciences Facility Room 506


PhD – University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences MSN – University of Missouri-Kansas City BSN – Southwest Missouri State University

Research Interests

Older adults
Nursing homes
Nursing home residents living with dementia
Promoting personhood among residents living with dementia in nursing homes

Teaching Interests

Medical-surgical nursing
Overview in nursing
Geriatric nursing
Geriatric psych/mental health nursing
Advanced pathophysiolgy
Family nurse practitioner related courses


Journal Articles

  • Emory, J., Kippenbrock, T., Buron, B. (2021, in press). A national survey of the impact of COVID-19 on personal, academic, and work environments of nursing students. Nursing Outlook

Courses Taught

  • Nursing Interventions II
  • Nursing Interventions IV
  • Nursing Science II
  • Overview of Nursing
  • Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology
  • Nursing Interventions III

Professional Affiliations

  • Sigma Theta Tau
  • American Nurses Association
  • Oklahoma Nurses Association
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence — 2006-2008 Scholar and Legacy Member

Awards & Honors

  • Competitive Faculty Research Award
  • The University of Tulsa Cane Crowd Funding – competitive award