Phyllis Grant

Assistant Professor of Nursing
Station 28
Brock Hall 109
Degrees: M.S. Health Care Administration, University of Alabama - Birmingham, 1988
M.S.N., University of Alabama, 1978
B.S.N. University of Tennessee, 1974
Professional Biography:

Mrs. Grant received her BSN from the University Of Tennessee College Of Nursing, Memphis, TN, in 1974. She received her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Alabama in 1978 with an emphasis on Maternal Child Nursing. She received her Master of Science in Health Administration from University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1989. Mrs. Grant began her nursing career in Pediatrics and Neonatal Care and served in a variety of roles including Neonatal Transport Coordinator for Southwest Alabama and Neonatal Nurse Clinician in North Carolina. Prior to joining the faculty at UWA, she worked as a Nursing Administrator for 26 years for a large metropolitan hospital system in Alabama. Her experience was in operations management including human resources and financial management; medical staff relations; and clinical technology development. Mrs. Grant joined the faculty at UWA in January 2010. She is an instructor in courses NS 101 Introduction to Nursing, NS 102 Fundamentals in Nursing Practice, NS 103 Fundamentals in Nursing Practice, NS 201 Maternal Child Nursing, NS 202 Adult Health Nursing, NS 204 Adult Health Nursing, and NS 205 Preparation for Licensure.

Employment Date:

January 2010

Classes usually taught:

NS 101, 102, 103, NS 202, 204

Additional UWA Assignments:

Coordinator, Simulation Lab


Faculty Senate, Honors Program Committee, Information Technology Committee, University Academic Council, Written English Proficiency Committee

Academic / Research Interests:

Utilizing Simulation to facilitate learner objectives; initiatives to promote health and wellness

Current Projects:

Development of Simulation Scenarios; Community of Scholars