College of Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Dr. Smith is a board certified family nurse practitioner with additional certifications as an orthopedic nursing practitioner. She has been teaching graduate nursing students for over 10 years now and has hands on experience in health policy on a state and federal level. Dr. Smith is an adjunct faculty member for Walden.
NUR 6501 - Advanced Pathophysiology
BSN, Mississippi University for Women
MSN, University of Mississippi
DNP, University of Alabama
RNFA, National Institute of First Assisting
OCH Regional Medical Center, Board Member - Starkville , MS
Awards / Honors
Graduate Student Writing Award, University of Alabama, 2011
National Rural Health Association Fellow, 2014
Nan Hilt Writers Award, National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses, 2015
Henderson, K., Davis, T., Smith, M. A., King, M. (2014). Nurse Practitioners in Telehealth: Bridging the Gaps in Healthcare Delivery. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners.
Swanson, M., Perez, E., Keith, L., Smith, M. A., Witmer, A., Stanton, M. (2015). The efficacy of a doctor of nursing practice mentoring program. Clinical Scholars Review.
Smith, M. A. (2016). The role of shared decision making in patient centered care and orthopaedics. Orthopaedic Nursing Journal.
Smith, M. A. (2015). The epidemiology of MRSA in orthopaedics. Orthopaedic Nursing Journal.