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Connie Lewis
Associate Professor
Kitty DeGree School of Nursing
NURS 337
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Connie Lewis, PhD
Associate Professor, Nursing



2007, Nurse Educator
Grambling State University


1989, Nursing
Northeast Louisiana University

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Biographical Sketch

I began as instructor at ULM in the summer of 2005. I obtained my Master's degree in Nursing Education with emphasis on the care of women and children in 2007 from Grambling State University.  I applied for and received tenure at ULM in 2012.  I applied for and received promotion to Associate Professor at ULM in 2014.  I completed Doctoral studies in May, 2017 from University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS.  As faculty, my chief areas of interest have included Pediatric content, lecture and clinical; and, Nursing Research. I am also involved as a committed member in the development and implementation of courses for  the Master's programs for the School of Nursing.

Licensure & Certification

Nursing License, Louisiana State Board of Nursing. (June 5 1989 - December 31 2019)

Research Interests

My research interest includes women and children health care needs with a major focus on nutrition, breastfeeding, and childhood obesity. Addition interests include infant and child morbidity and mortality. This interest include considerations for cultural, physiological, psychological, and ethical considerations.



Recent Publications

Lewis, C. S. (2017). Childhood Obesity: Physiological and Psychological Implications and Ethical Considerations (pp. online). Hattiesburg, MS: Online Journal of Health Ethics.

Research Grants

Lewis, C. S. (Supporting), "The Safe Sleep A-B-C-D-E Project" (Funded), Sponsored By Living Well Foundation, The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $32,000. (2014 - 2015).
Lewis, C. (Co-Principal), Webb, S. D. (Co-Principal), "Infant Nutrition Education" (Funded), Sponsored By University of Louisiana at Monroe, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $44052.00. (April 1 2010 - March 31 2011).
Lewis, C. (Co-Principal), Webb, S. D., "Infant Nutrition Education" (Funded), Sponsored By ULM, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $48622.00. (January 01 2009 - December 31 2009).

Awards & Honors

May 2013 Sister Anne Marie Twohig Professorship in Nursing.

July 2010 Sister Anne Marie Twohig Professorship in Nursing.

April 2008 Volunteer Award.

May 1996 Outstanding Service as a Clinical Preceptor.

Courses Taught

NURS 2000Nursing Concepts, 1 course(s)


NURS 3034NURSING OF CHILDREN, 37 course(s)

NURS 4001NSG RESEARCH EBP, 6 course(s)

NURS 4030NURSING RESEARCH, 6 course(s)

NURS 5001ADV THEOR, 6 course(s)

NURS 5002RESEARCH EBP, 3 course(s)

NURS 5010RESEARCH II, 2 course(s)