Sep 10 2017

Lenora R #wssu #rn #to #bsn


Lenora R. Campbell, DSN, RN


Associate Dean, Division of Nursing

Lenora Campbell, Associate Dean and Professor in the Division of Nursing, joined the nursing faculty at WSSU in 2001. Dr. Campbell received her BSN from Florida A M University, MSN from University of Maryland, and DSN from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Before joining WSSU, she was an Associate Professor in the School of Nursing at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Dr. Campbell’s received training as a clinical nurse specialist in child and adolescent psychiatric nursing and worked in this area at Orlando Regional Medical Center in Orlando Florida and North Carolina Baptist Hospital in Winston Salem. Dr. Campbell’s research interests include service utilization of mental health services among children in under-represented populations and the health and well-being of children and grandparents in custodial grandparent families.

Curriculum Vitae


  • DSN – University of Alabama Birmingham
  • MSN – University of Maryland
  • BSN – Florida A M University

Research Interests

Dr. Campbell’s research focuses on the health and well-being of children and grandparents in custodial grandparent families. A part of that work included implementing a case management grandparent program funded by the WK Kellogg Foundation and the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. Dr. Campbell has conducted a study on the parenting practices of grandparents raising grandchildren (P20NR8369).

Dr. Campbell’s earlier research focused on the use of preventive care and mental health services by under-served children.

Awards and Honors

2009 Recipient, Inducted into the Million Dollar Club in the School of Graduate Studies and Research, Winston-Salem State University

2008-2009 Recipient, The School of Graduate Studies and Research Platinum Award in Recognition of Exceptional Accomplishments in Sponsored Program, Winston Salem State University

2005 Recipient, Research Award, School Health Sciences, Winston-Salem State University

1997 Recipient, Martin Luther King Service Award, University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

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