Ora Robinson

Contributing Faculty
College of Nursing
B.S. Nursing (BSN)

Dr. Ora V. Robinson, has taught at Walden University since 2016, born in Lake City, Florida, hometown is Milwaukee, WI. She currently resides in Colton, California. She received her doctorate in Human Services at Capella University in Minneapolis, MN. her master's degree in community mental health at University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee and her baccalaureate degree of science in nursing at University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. Her specialty area is Psychiatric Nursing and Mental Health. Research methodology is mixed, predominately grounded in Qualitative Methods. Hardy and Conway's Role Theory guide her research. Current research interests are grounded in social justice and health disparities among minority nurses. She has conducted extensive research on the expressed feelings of "Minority Nurse Role Conflict" and "The Invisible Black Nurse."
She is a certified nurse educator (CNE) through the National League of Nursing. Competencies includes the areas of facilitative learning, learner development and socialization, assessment and evaluation strategies, curriculum design, evaluation of program outcomes, continuous quality improvement and engaging in scholarship, service and leadership. Her passion for social justice is evidence in her research on health disparities among Minority Nurses. Her hope is to impact social change within the nursing profession in caring for the well being of its members.
Her international travel has taken her to countries such as Trinidad & Tobago, France, Canada, Africa, South Korea and India. She gives insight into the multicultural aspects of health promotion within the complexity of the delivery of health services. She has been invited to speak at various professional organizations, colleges on multicultural leadership, minority nurse role conflict, and mentoring minority nurses and students. She has been invited to moderate sessions and panel discussion through her various professional organizations. She is an active participate in The American Psychiatric Nursing Association, Sigma Theta Tau, Association of Black Nursing Faculty, and Psi Eta Chapter of Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc.
Dr. Robinson received the prestigious The Young Publisher Award by the Association of Black Nursing Faculty. Service activities include being past president of Kiwanis Organization whose mission is children through 1providing service programs and participation in health fairs through service and professional organizations. She provides mentorship as a servant leader to upcoming nurses and current nursing professionals. Her personal mission is to inspire, motivate and educate one nurse at a time to reach their academic pursuits.

Courses Taught

NURS 4005/4006 - Topics in Clinical Nursing

NURS 4115 - Role of Nurse in Public Health

NURS 4210/4211 - Role of the Nurse Leader


PhD, Capella University

PhD, Capella University

Master's, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

BSN, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Awards / Honors

The Young Publisher Award, , 2014

Certified Nurse Educator, , 2010


Robinson, O. V. (2019). Creating a Psychosocial Healthy Online Learning Environment Using Brain Mind Learning Principles. Walden University

Robinson, O. V. (2019). The Impact of racial incivility of human connections experienced by Black nurses by their peers and its impact on their psychological well-being: How to create a psychosocial healthy work environment for minority nurses. Rules of engagement.. American Psychiatric Nursing Association