Lee Nichols, PhD, RN

Lee Nichols, PhD, RN
Associate Professor of Nursing
College of Health Sciences
Nursing
918-631-2934 Oxley Health Sciences Facility Room 518

Education

PhD – University of Arizona Agency for Health Research and Quality (AHPR) Postdoctoral Fellowship – University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Civitan International Research Center MS – University of Arizona BSN – Arizona State University

Bio

<Lee Nichols completed a two year postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Alabama Civitan International Research Center after completing her PhD in nursing clinical research at the University of Arizona College of Nursing. Her program of research is with American Indian families with children with developmental disabilities, American Indian family research, American Indian ethics and research, and American Indian nurse leadership. Dr. Nichols has also developed in partnership with other American Indian nurse leaders an American Indian nurse leadership curriculum and model. She conducts research on American Indian nurse leadership and taught a leadership workshop for Indian Health Service. Dr. Nichols was recipient for the University of Tulsa 2015 Medicine Wheel Award for meritorious community service.

Publications

Manuscripts

  • Nichols, L. A., Lauderdale, J., & Clutter, L. B. (2015). Culturally Competent Theoretical Frameworks for Assessment of Native American Families. (Draft revision for submission).

  • NicholsL. Culturally Competent Theoretical Frameworks for Assessment of Native American Families. Journal of Transcultural Nursing.
  • NicholsL. Autoethnographic Case Study: Teaching in the “Cherokee Way” in a Baccalaureate Nursing Program. Journal of Transcultural Nursing.
  • Nichols, L. A., Lauderdale, J., & Clutter, L. B. (2015). Culturally Competent Theoretical Frameworks for Assessment of Native American Families. (Draft revision for submission).

Courses Taught

  • Nursing Science I
  • Health Care Research With Statistics
  • Introduction to Applied Health Care Research
  • Nursing Interventions III
  • Nursing Science II
  • Overview of Nursing
  • Nursing Interventions IV

Professional Affiliations

  • Native Research Network
  • National Alaska Native American Indian Nurses Association
  • National League for Nursing
  • National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nursing Associations

Awards & Honors

  • AHQR Postdoctoral Fellow
  • MFP Fellow
  • Book of the Year 2016 – Second Place – Community/Public Health/Home. American Indians and Nursing Health
  • Medicine Wheel Award
  • A Different Worldview: Native American Nurse Leadership
  • NANAINA Honoring Banquet
  • White Coat Introduction of Speakers
  • Book of the Year 2016 – First Place – Professional Issues. American Indians and Nursing