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
Certified Pediatric and Neonatal Nurse Practitioner with special interest in
Child Health, Cultural Health Practices, Alternative Therapies, Health Promotion
and Disease Prevention.
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,
“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,
- 2000 Presidents’ Poster, Society for Applied Anthropology 2000 Annual
- 1987 Mary E. Mahoney Award for Leadership in Nursing, North Carolina