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 Hood Donna


Donna Hood, RN, PhD

Director of Nursing, Professor

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Lincoln General-Glenwood Endowed Professorship


Address: Division of Nursing

P.O. Box 3152 Ruston, LA 71272



Office: GTM 139

Phone: (318) 257-3101/3103



PhD, The University of Texas at Tyler

MSN, Northwestern State University, 1993

BSN, Northwestern State University, 1983


Clinical Specialty:

Pediatric Nursing



Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse Specialty Certification 1986-present


Teaching Assignments:

NURS 212 Child Health Maintenance

NURS 210 Maternal/Newborn Health Maintenance


Research Interests:

Service Learning: Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention

Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes

Nursing Informatics


Professional Organizations:

National League for Nursing

Sigma Theta Tau International


Community Service:

Red Cross Health Fair

Parenting Class Life Choices

Prevent Child Abuse



Outstanding Instructor College of Applied and Natural Sciences 2002



Sims, T. and Hood, D. G. (2010). Communication connection through simulation: Implementation of service learning to prevent shaken baby syndrome in a pediatric nursing course. JOGNN, supplement, pg. s77.

Hood, D. (2012) Nursing for Women's Health - AWHONN journal. Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion for Managing Diabetes: Women's Health Implications. Nursing for Women's Health - AWHONN journal.This article was selected as the issue's CNE offering.