Delois S. Guy

DSN 1980

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Delois S. Guy, DSN, earned her Doctor of Science in Nursing degree from the UAB School of Nursing in 1980. She was the first African- American faculty member at UAB School of Nursing in 1969, and her leadership has spanned over four decades of teaching psychiatric/mental-health nursing, nursing theory, research, community health, and gerontological nursing.  She now holds the title of UAB Professor Emeritus of Nursing. Dr. Guy served as the Co-Principal Investigator for a study entitled Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer’s Caregiver Health, funded by the National Institute for Aging and the National Institute of Nursing Research. She was an Alabama Delegate for the White House Conference on Aging, received the Minority Women in Mental Health Fellowship Award from the Kellogg Leadership Program, and also received the Ethnic/Racial Minority Clinical Fellowship Award from the American Nurses’ Association. In 2013, she was inducted into the Alabama Healthcare Hall of Fame.