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Whitney A. Nash, PhD, APRN

Whitney A. Nash, PhD, APRN


  • Associate Dean for Practice and Service
  • Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Program Coordinator
  • Associate Professor



Phone Number

  • (502) 852-3945

Email Address




Health Promotion Self-Efficacy of Belizean Nurses: Variables

Influencing Condom Use Promotion to Women to Prevent HIV/AIDS

International Experience

Belize City, CA, Presentation and Data Collection at the Annual Nurses’ Association of Belize, November 2009

San Jose, Costa Rica, CA, escort for New Albany High School Spanish Language International Program, March 2009

Managua, Nicaragua, CA, Hand in Hand Ministries Service Trip, January, 2009

Belize City & Belmopan, Belize, CA, Health Policy Practicum, University of Louisville, 2008

Gales Point and Red Bank, Belize, CA, International Service Learning Program, University of Louisville, 2006 and 2007

London, England & St. Petersburg, Russia, School of Nursing Health Care Systems Course, University of Louisville, 1996

Health Care Systems in Russia and the United States:  A Comparison.  Presentation in St. Petersburg, Russia, May 1996


Nash, W. (2011).  Condom promotion in Belize: self-efficacy of Belizea Nurses.  International Nursing Review, 8(4), 477-483.

Grant Funding:

Nash, W. (Principal Investigator), Ridner, L., Mayfield, T., Hupp, W., Hall, L., Firriolo, J., and Hines-Martin, V. (Co-investigators). Enhancing Interprofessional Collaborative Practice Between Nursing and Dental Students Via a Technology Enhanced IPE Model Focused on the Oral-Systemic Health Connection. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, 2012-2015, Total costs $1.0975M, Grant #D09HP25034

Educational Background

  • 2010: PhD - University of Louisville School of Nursing
  • 1997: Master of Science in Nursing - University of Louisville
  • 1986: Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Indiana University

Teaching Areas

  • Geriatrics
  • Adult health

Honors & Awards

  • Dean's Citation 2010
  • Lewis Scholar Award Recipient, 2008
  • Research Louisville Poster Competition Second Place, 2007
  • Presentation by 2007 Graduating Class for Community Service
  • Nominated as Faculty Favorite, University of Louisville, 2007
  • Institute for Healthcare Improvement Scholarship, 2006

Professional Memberships

  • Sigma Theta Tau, Iota Zeta Chapter, Delegate 2007-2009
  • Kentucky Coalition Of Nurse Practitioners and Nurse Midwives
  • National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties
  • Southern Nursing Research Association
  • National Nursing Centers Consortium
  • Nursing Centers Research Network
  • World Affairs Council of Louisville and Southern Indiana
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