Usama Saleh

Contributing Faculty
College of Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Dr. Usama Saleh has more than 16 years of experience and expertise in nursing clinical practice, clinical education, and academic leadership. He has enjoyed teaching at the graduate and undergraduate level for the past 15 years. Dr. Saleh assumed various positions starting as an RN caring for oncology patients, clinical instructor at the University of Kentucky, Oncology Clinical Educator, Director of Nursing Education Department at a King Fahad Medical City and a Nursing Department Chair at Herzing University. During his successful career, Dr. Saleh maintained contact with undergraduate and graduate students. Dr. Saleh research interest is patient advocacy, leadership styles, and clinical competence. Dr. Saleh published several research articles. He presented his research activities at national and international conferences and meetings. Dr. Saleh is extremely committed to providing service to his department, field, and community. He has served as a reviewer for the Nursing Education Today Journal and an editorial member for the Journal of Nursing Research and Practice. In addition, Dr, Saleh is a member of the American Nurses Association and the National League of Nursing.

Courses Taught

NUR 6052 - Essentials of Evidence-Based Practice

NURS 6050 - Policy and Advocacy for Population Health


PhD, University of Kentucky

Post-master's Certificate, University of Kentucky

MS, University of Kentucky

BSN, Clarkson College