School of Nursing

Contact Information:

Office Address: NB 426
Phone: 205-996-6110
Websites: Nursing Faculty Page


Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
BSN, Nursing, 1966

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 
MN, Psychiatric Nursing, 1971

Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 
PhD, Child Development, College of Human Science, 1977

Research Interests:

Family influence on self-care of individuals with chronic conditions and the promotion of health. Developmental transitions, i.e. adolescence. Support for autonomy in relationships among parent and child or adult partners. Self-determination theory. Trauma recovery and emotional functioning. Separation anxiety.

Research Description:


DRC Membership Category:

Senior Scientist