- Position: Assistant Professor
- Department: School of Nursing
- Office Location: Building 37, Room 105
- Campus: 850-473-7753
Dr. Cynthia Morgan, assistant professor, teaches online courses in nursing research, evidence-based practice, health assessment and pharmacology.
Morgan combines her clinical expertise as a certified nurse midwife with a passion for nursing education to encourage students to develop critical thinking skills.
She has practiced in diverse settings that include private practice, sexual assault examination, hospitals and community-based health care clinics. Her research interests focus on maternal and child health, health disparities and nursing education. She has presented at national conferences and written book reviews on various aspects of women’s health and nursing education.
At UWF, Morgan utilizes a web-based simulation program that allows students to interact with virtual patients so they can learn real-life lessons in patient care. She was a co-and principal investigator on grants that provided women’s health nurse practitioners the opportunity to advance their bachelor’s degree in nursing to doctorate in nursing practice.
Before coming to UWF in 2016, she was an assistant professor of nursing at the University of South Alabama, director of the Doctorate Nursing Program at the Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing, and nurse faculty at University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She is also trained as a sexual assault nurse examiner.
She received a bachelor's degree in nursing and master's in maternal health education from University of Tennessee in Knoxville, and doctorate in nursing practice from University of South Alabama. She is also certified in nurse midwifery from the Frontier School of Midwifery.