Angela Willis

Linda Dunham School of Nursing
Assistant Professor of Nursing


  • Master of Science in Nursing Education, Texas Woman’s University
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Alabama in Huntsville

Courses Taught


  • Core Nurse Competencies
  • Health Assessment
  • Obstetric Nursing

Previous institution:

  • Pathophysiology
  • Fundamental Nursing
  • Health Assessment
  • Maternal Child Nursing
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Leadership and Management in Professional Nursing
  • Policy, Politics, and Ethics in Professional Nursing

Teaching Focus

The majority of my clinical experience is in obstetric nursing and I maintain a certification in Inpatient Obstetric Nursing Care. I have a passion for teaching OB nursing and enjoy working with undergraduate nursing students to develop foundational skills needed to thrive in the nursing profession.


  • Oermann, M.H., Krusmark, M.A., Kardong-Edgren, S., Gluck, K.A., Jastrzembski, T.S., Willis, A.M., Ziegler, E. Retention in spaced practice of CPR skills in nursing students. MEDSURG Nursing. Accepted for publication (May June 2022)
  • Barton, L., Willis, A., & Lin, H. (2016). Using a Holistic Preadmission Assessment to Help Predict Second-Degree Nursing Student Success. Nurse Educator, Jan/Feb2017, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p42-46.

Committee Service/Offices Held

  • Faculty Committee, School of Nursing
  • Appeals, Progression, and Grievance committee, School of Nursing

Awards & Honors

  • 2018 Ron Taylor Award – Adtalem Global Education
  • 2010 Good Samaritan Foundation Nursing Excellence Bronze Award
  • 2006 to present – Member of Sigma Theta Tau international nursing honor society
  • 1989 UAH College of Nursing Excellent Academic Achievement
  • 1989 UAH College of Nursing Dean’s Award
  • 1989 UAH Alumni Association’s Outstanding Student Scholar Award

Previous Academic/Professional Positions

  • Associate Dean of Faculty, Chamberlain College of Nursing, Houston Campus
  • Assistant Professor, Chamberlain College of Nursing, Houston Campus
  • SimCare Center Manager, Chamberlain College of Nursing, Houston Campus
  • Clinical Learning Lab Specialist, Chamberlain College of Nursing, Houston Campus
  • Nursing Simulation Center Coordinator, University of Houston Victoria and Wharton County Junior College
  • Instructional Faculty, University of Houston Victoria
  • Adjunct Clinical Faculty, Texas Woman’s University

Additional Information

She is an active member of Christ Evangelical Presbyterian Church where she has served as the Women’s Ministry president, on the deacon’s ministry team, and participated in the worship and concert choirs along side her husband. She enjoys spending all her spare time with her three adult children, their spouses, and her granddaughter.