Chrystal Lewis, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor
Adult Health Nursing

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing

    University of Missouri – St. Louis; May 2015

  • Master of Science in Nursing: Nurse Educator

    University of Missouri – St. Louis; August, 2009 

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing

    University of Alabama at Birmingham; May 2007

Courses Taught
  • Evidence Based Practice in Nursing, NU 304
  • Nursing Honors, NU 499
  • Scientific Underpinnings of Advanced Nursing Practice, NU 607

Certifications and Affiliations
  • Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
  • Gulf Coast Organization of Nurse Executives
  • End of Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) Train the Trainer
  • Southern Nurses Research Society (SNRS)
  • USA Medical Center Nursing Practice Congress
  • USA Medical Center Evidence Based Practice Committee

Research and Areas of Interests
  • Families of ICU patients
  • Psychological Distress in critically ill patients and families
  • Palliative and End of Life Care
      • Education of Health Care Providers
      • Utilization of Palliative care
  • Rare Diseases
      • Diagnosis journey
      • Management of rare diseases
      • Acute treatment behaviors and decision making
  • Ethics
  • Needs assessment