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Professional Preparation

    • 2017 Doctor of Philoslphy in -NursingUniversity of Texas at Arlington
    • 2008 MSN in Nursing, Women's HealthUMDNJ  UMDNJ, now Rutgers University
    • 2006 BSN Texas Tech
    • 2000 Certificate in Advanced Practice in Women's H UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas


    • May 2016 to Present Clinical Assistant Professor
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Jan 2009 to May 2016 Clinical Faculty
      University of Texas at Arlington


  • Professional
    • Jan 2006 to Present National League for Nursing (NLN)
  • Membership
    • Jan 2014 to Present Southern Nursing Research Society
    • Feb 2014 to Present American Nurses Association (ANA)
    • Feb 2014 to Present American Nurses Association  Texas Nurses Association
    • Feb 2014 to Present Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society

Other Activities

    • Scholarship review committee
      • Sept 2015 Member

        Ongoing:   Review of scholarship applications.

      • Undergraduate Curriculum Review Committee
        • Jan 2009 Member

          Ongoing member of the undergraduate curriculum review committee.


      Journal Article 2008
      • Furr, D. J. (2008). Prenatal Teaching Stragegies for Young Adolescents. Women's Health Care, 7(10), 18-25.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]


Other Teaching Activities

  • 2015
    • NURS 3425
      • Jan 2015 Holistic Health Assessment Across the Lifespan

        Theory and practice of holistic health assessment of individuals and families across the life span designed for the Registered Nurse

Service to the University

  • Appointed
    • Jan 2011 to  Dec 2014 Evaluation Subcommittee

      Continuous program evaluation; for the last year I was the secretary of the committee.

  • Volunteered
    • Jan 2009 to  May 2010 Testing taskforce member, CONHI

      Task: Update the testing policy for the CONHI.

    • Jan 2009 to  May 2010 Skills Taskforce

      Committee members composed the Skills Passport

    • Aug 2016 to  Present Scholarship Committee

      As a committee member, I evaluate scholarship applications and vote on distribution of awarded entries.