WellStar School of Nursing

Janeen Amason

Sr. Lecturer

Kennesaw State University
WellStar School of Nursing
1000 Chastain Road, #1601
Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591


Telephone: 470-578-2162
email: jamason1@kennesaw.edu


Academic Degrees



PhD(c) Student

Georgia State University


  MSN Troy State University   1996
  BSN Auburn University    1991
  AS Southern Union State Junior College   1988



Professional Experience




Sr. Lecturer, WellStar School of Nursing, Kennesaw State University



Staff  Nurse,Women’s Center Kennestone Hospital



Adjunct Faculty, Tulsa Community College



Faculty, Southern Union State Community College

  1991-1993 Staff Nurse, West Georgia Medical Center



Recent Professional Activities




Bremner, M., Aduddel, K., and Amason, J. (2008). Evidenced-Based Practices Related to the Human Patient Simulator and First-Year Baccalaureate Nursing Students Anxiety.  Online Journal of Nursing Informatics. February 2008.      


Spring 2010 –Southern Nursing Research Society 24th annual conference in Austin Texas February 3-6, 2010. Poster Presentation The Effect of Perceived Stress and Sleep Disturbances on Well-Being of Postpartum Women with an Infant in NICU.”

Fall 2009-Georgia State University Sigma Theta Tau Research Day. Poster Presentation “The Effect of Perceived Stress, Sleep Disturbances and Family Support on Well-Being of Postpartum Women with an Infant in NICU.”

Fall 2008 – October 5-7, 2008. Poster Presentation “A New Student Success Program: A Creative Strategy for the Retention of Nursing Students” at the SREB conference in Atlanta, Georgia.

Spring 2007- February 21-23, 2007. Poster Presentation “Baby Bingo” at the Georgia Association of Nurse Educators (GANE) Education Conference held in St. Simons, Georgia.

Spring 2005-Learning Style Models presented with Dr. Kathie Aduddell at the Mentor-Protégé Retreat April 16, 2005.


Current Research Project


The Effect of an Educational Intervention in Women with Gestational Diabetes: A Pilot Study


Honors and Awards


2010 to present Clendenin Graduate Fellow Kennesaw State University
2011 Sigma Theta Tau Mu Phi Chapter Research Award
2009 Induction in Georgia State University Epsilon Alpha Chapter of the Golden Key International Honor Society
2008 Certificate of Excellence to an Outstanding Organization Advisor Kennesaw State University



Current Courses


NUR 3318 - Parent-Child Nursing




Professional Interests

  • Women's Health
  • Postpartum and Newborn Care
  • Women with Gestational Diabetes and risk of Type 2 Diabetes