Morrison, Shannon

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NB 450
1720 2nd Ave. S.
Birmingham, AL 35294-1210

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205-996-7841

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Education PhD University of Alabama at Birmingham
MSN Jacksonville State University
BSN Jacksonville State University Biography
Dr. Morrison received a BSN and MSN with an emphasis on community health from Jacksonville State University. Dr. Morrison completed a post-graduate family nurse practitioner certification from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2001 and has worked as a CRNP in emergency, urgent, and primary care settings. Dr. Morrison completed her PhD in Nursing from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2010 where her research focused on the examination of parental autonomy support on the motivation of diet and exercise behaviors in college students. Research/Clinical Interest

  • Diabetes Care in adult and adolescent populations
  • Adolescent health behavior
  • Health promotion in adults and adolescents

Publications/Presentations (Last 2 years) Morrison, S. (2010). The role of parental autonomy support in the motivation of the health behaviors of diet and exercise in older adolescents. University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL.

Morrison, S., Dashiff, C., Mooreland, E., & Abdullatif, H. Parental separation anxiety and glycemic control in adolescents. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, In press.

Morrison, S. & Dashiff, C. (2009). Parental autonomy support: Does it influence motivation for health behaviors of diet and exercise in adolescents ages 18-19? Poster session presented at the Southern Nursing Research Society’s Annual Conference, Birmingham, AL.

Dashiff, C., Morrison, S., & Rowe, J. (2008). Fathers of children and adolescents with diabetes: What do we know? Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 23 (2), 101-119.

Morrison, S., Dashiff, C., Mooreland, E., & Hussein A (2008). The Relationship between parental separation anxiety, diabetes management, and adolescent self-care on glycemic control in adolescents ages 16-18. Paper session at the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Graduate Student Research Day. Honors
Alabama Board of Nursing Educator Scholarship- 2009

Rachel Z. Booth Excellence in Nursing Scholarship- 2008

Leadership and Education in Adolescent Health Fellow- 2007

Outstanding scholarship award, Jacksonville State University, 1999

Summa cum laude graduate, Jacksonville State University, 1999