Kathy Jo Ellison, DSN, RN

Kathy Jo Ellison

Associate Professor 
(334) 844-6761
elliskj@auburn.edu

Education
DSN, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1993

Interests
Chronic Illness and Caregiver Support, Health Behavior, Mass Casualty Education

Teaching areas
Research, Adult and Community Health, RN to BSN Education, Management

Overview
Kathy Jo Ellison received her undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and her Master's and Doctoral degrees in Nursing from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She has taught at both the graduate and undergraduate levels at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, the University of Tennessee, and at Auburn University. She has been on the faculty at Auburn University for 11 years. Her primary teaching areas include Nursing Research, Adult and Community Health, and Management.

Kathy Jo Ellison's research interests are primarily oriented toward chronic illness and caregiver education and support. She has also conducted research on mammography attitudes and behavior, blood glucose control in post-operative diabetic clients, and several areas of student and patient education. Current areas of development include education and support of persons with memory problems and improved nursing education for mass casualty incidents.

Last Updated: Jan. 18, 2011

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