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Dr.Ellise D. Adams

Dr. Ellise D. Adams


DNP Program Coordinator

Dr. Ellise Adams is an DNP Program Coordinator at The University of Alabama in Huntsville. She is the DNP Program Coordinator and teaches in the online DNP program.


  • PhD in Nursing Science – Texas Woman's University
  • MSN – Case Western Reserve University
  • BSN – University of Alabama in Huntsville
  • Nurse–Midwifery – Frontier Nursing University
  • Certified as a Nurse–Midwife by the American Midwifery Certification Board

Professional Certifications

  • Nurse–Midwifery – Frontier Nursing University and American Midwifery Certification Board

Clinical Expertise

  • Intrapartum nursing
  • Normal birth practices
  • Women's health
  • Writing for publication

Research Interests

  • The beliefs of intrapartum nurses related to practice of normal birth
  • Benefits of skin-to-skin care during cesarean birth
  • Homebirth practices of American women
  • The practice of newborn airway clearance
  • Instrument development and testing
  • Psychometric studies
  • Qualitative research

Awards and Recognitions:

  • Research and Creative Activity Mentor Award, April 2017
  • Outstanding Mentor, UAH Student Life, April 2016
  • Faculty Award for Excellence: Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Alabama in Huntsville, May 2013

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