Jamil Norman

Academic Coordinator
Jamil Norman
College of Nursing
B.S. Nursing (BSN)

Dr. Jamil Norman has over two decades of experience as a registered nurse and more than fifteen years dedicated to shaping the future of nursing through higher education.
As the Associate Dean I for the BSN Program at Walden University, Dr. Norman plays a pivotal role in cultivating the next generation of nursing professionals. Her journey in academia began with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Central Arkansas, followed by a Master of Science in Nursing from Grambling State University. Driven by her passion for advancing the field, she pursued a PhD in Nursing from the University of Texas at Tyler, solidifying her commitment to excellence in research and education.
Throughout her career, Dr. Norman has served as an educator, researcher, and mentor. Her dedication to driving social change is evident in her active involvement as a member of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Leadership Network. Dr. Norman's research endeavors focus on addressing pregnancy-related health disparities among African American women, striving to enhance the understanding and mitigation of these critical issues.
With her unwavering dedication to the advancement of nursing education, her impactful research initiatives, and her commitment to fostering diversity and inclusivity within the field, Dr. Jamil Norman contributes to shaping the future of healthcare with compassion, knowledge, and innovation.

Courses Taught

NURS 3150 - Foundations of Nursing Research

NURS 4005 - Topics in Clinical Nursing


PhD, University of Texas at Tyler

MSN, Grambling State University

BSN, University of Central Arkansas

Awards / Honors

Lucy Perry Scholarship, Nursing Education Funds Scholarship, 2011


Gary, J. C., Dormire, S. L., Norman, J. M., Harvey, I. S. (2020). 2020 Gary, J., Dormire, S.The lived experience of pregnancy as a black woman in America: A descriptive phenomenological case study. . Online Journal of Interprofessional Health Promotion

Norman, J. M. (2018). Differences in Learning Outcomes in Simulation: The observer role. Nursing Education in Practice

Norman, J. (2012). Systematic Review of the Literature on Simulation. Association of Black Nursing Faculty Journal

Norman, J. M. (2023). Black moms are dying in childbirth. Why aren’t we talking about the reasons behind this crisis? . Motherly


Norman, J. (2018). Promoting Health Equity through Engagement of Minority Learners: Strategies for the Online Community. Association of Black Nursing Faculty

Gary, J. C., Dormire, S. L., Norman, J. M. (2019). Adversity and Stressors Perceived by Childbearing Black Women.

Rugh, H., Dormire, S., Gary, J., Norman, J. M. (2023). Failing to Close the Gap: Health Disparities Among Black Rural Mothers . Sigma Theta Tau Internations