Donna Cox

Linda Dunham School of Nursing
Assistant Professor of Nursing


  •  Master of Science in Community Health Nursing (MS), State University of New York at Binghamton
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), McKendree College, Lebanon, Illinois
  •  Associate in Applied Science in Nursing (AAS), Elizabethtown Community College, Elizabethtown, Kentucky

Courses Taught

  • Art and Science of Nursing; Didactic and Clinical
  • Care of Individuals I; Clinical Instructor
  • Care of the Childbearing Family; Didactic and Clinical
  • Nursing Research; Didactic
  • Core Nurse Competencies; Didactic and Clinical Lab
  • Freshman Year Seminar; Didactic

Teaching Focus

The planning, implementing and evaluating fundamental healthcare for beginning and obstetric nursing students is my main teaching focus.

Research Interests

The difference in how well students perform in a safe learning environment.

Committee/Offices Held

Co-chair of Linda Dunham School of Nursing Faculty Committee

Awards and Honors

  • Nurse Traineeship Award, Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Nursing, Nurse Traineeship Program; Washington, DC
  • Sigma Theta Tau International, Zeta Iota Chapter, Decker School of Nursing, Binghamton, NY
  • Phi Theta Kappa, Elizabethtown Community College; Elizabethtown, KY

Previous Academic/Professional Positions

Course Coordinator; RETS School of Nursing; Centerville, OH

Additional Information

  • Certified MDS Coordinator – RNAC
  • PRI Certified
  • Case Manager/Delegating Nurse Training for Assisted Living Facilities, Maryland State Board of Nursing
  • HESI Live NCLEX-RN Review Course Instructor; Elsevier Review and Testing
  • Volunteer Chaplain Harris County Jail; Women’s Division; Houston, TX
  • Married to Bobby Cox, Prison Evangelist and Associate Pastor Shady Acres Baptist Church, Houston, TX
  • Occasionally sing and travel with my husband to some of his supporting churches in Texas, Tennessee and, Ohio