Smith, Glenda

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Assistant Professor

NB 448
1720 2nd Ave. S.
Birmingham, AL 35294-1210

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PhD University of Texas-Houston Health Science Center School of Nursing
MSN Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
BSN North Carolina Central University
PNE Wake Technical College

Research/Clinical Interest
Certified Pediatric and Neonatal Nurse Practitioner with special interest in Child Health, Cultural Health Practices, Alternative Therapies, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.

Publications/Presentations Smith, G. L. (submitted, May 2009). Differential Diagnosis of Red Eye. Journal of Child Health Care. “An Ethnographic Study of Herb Use in Rural Black Belt Alabama” poster presented at the Ninth Annual Purdue-UAB Botanicals Center Symposium, Botanicals Research for Age Related Diseases: Emphasizing Polyphenols, February, 2009, Lafayette, IN “PhD Program to Build Child Health Nursing Faculty Capacity” poster presented at the 2009 AACN Doctoral Education Conference, Health Systems Transformation and Doctoral Education in Nursing: A New Era, January 2009, San Diego, CA “Pediatric Dental Health” Invited Speaker, Oral-Systemic Health Link Seminar, University of Alabama Birmingham, UAB Finley Genetics Building Conference Center, October, 2008, Birmingham, AL. “Herb Use Among African-Americans” Invited Speaker, Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Cancer Care: Trends in CAM use Among African-American Cancer Survivors, Medical College of Georgia, School of Nursing, October, 2008, Augusta, GA. “Historical Views of Home Remedies in African-American Populations” Invited Speaker, Black History Month, University of Minnesota, School of Nursing, February, 2007, Minneapolis, MN. Smith, G. L., Beitz, J., Wolf, Z., & Olive, D. (2006). Instructor’s Electronic Resources. [CD]. In G. LoBiondo-Wood & J. Haber (Eds.), Nursing Research: Methods and Critical Appraisal for Evidence-Based Practice (6th ed.). St. Louis: Mosby, Inc. "The Impact of Herbal Remedies on the Timely Delivery of Health Care for Rural African-American Children" Poster presentation at the NIH Conference on Understanding and Reducing Health Disparities Contributions from the Behavioral and Social Sciences, October, 2006, Bethesda, MD "A History of Healing Traditions in American Nursing: African-American Women’s Role as Nurses" symposium presented at the Sigma Theta Tau International, 16th International Nursing Research Congress, July 2005, Waikoloa, Hawaii Honors
  • 2000 Presidents’ Poster, Society for Applied Anthropology 2000 Annual Meeting
  • 1987 Mary E. Mahoney Award for Leadership in Nursing, North Carolina Central University