Journal of Nursing and Practice

ISSN: 2578-7071

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Prof. LaDonna Northington

School of Nursing
University of Mississippi
United States of America

Prof. LaDonna Northington, RN, has been a nurse for thirty five years. Prof. Northington has spent most of her career at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMC). Upon graduation from School of Nursing at UMC in 1979, Prof. LaDonna Northington worked in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) for eight years. She received her Master's Degree from UMC in 1987, and started work as a pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist. She was in this role for 8 years.She then transferred to the School of Nursing to teach full time in October 1995. She subsequently finished her Doctorate in Nursing from Louisiana State University in New Orleans in 1998. Dr. Northington currently serves as the Program Director for the Undergraduate Program. Her research interest revolve around children and families. Additionally, Dr. Northington also works part time as the Nurse Manager of the Baptist after hours Pediatric Clinic. Prior to this position, she worked as a part time staff RN in the PICU, AICU and ER at the Mississippi Baptist Hospital.