WellStar School of Nursing


 

 

Gloria Taylor

Gloria Taylor, PhD, RN

Professor

HS 3013

Phone: 470-578-6590

Email: gtaylor@kennesaw.edu

 

 

Academic Degrees

 

 

DSN

Community Mental Health Nursing

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, AL

1998

  MSN Community Health Nursing University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
1983
  BSN Nursing

Loyola University

Chicago, IL

1968

 

 

Professional Experience

 

Teaching:

 

1989 to Present

Kennesaw State University
Kennesaw, GA
Professor

  1985 to 1988

Widener University, Week-end College
Chester, PA
Clinical Instructor

  1983 to 1987

West Chester State University
West Chester, PA
Instructor

 

Other Experience

 

Nov. 1996 to June 1999   

WellStar Health System
School Health Nurse Coordinator

  April 1991 to January 1992  Occupational Health Managers and Resources
Vice President/Consultant
  June 1987 to June 1989   Chester County Health Department
Director, Bureau of Personal Health Services
 

January 1983 to August 1984

Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital
Supervisor
  July 1977 to August 1982 Chester County Health Department
Supervising Public Health Nurse
  Nov. 1972 to July 1977  Chester County Health Department
Public Health Nurse
  January 1971 to Nov. 1971 Chester County Hospital
Staff Nurse
  February 1969 to June 1970 Chicago Board of Education
Teacher of Public School Health
  January 1968 to October 1968 Visiting Nurse Association of Chicago
Public Health Nurse

 

 

Recent Professional Activities

 

 

Refereed Journal Articles


Blake, B. J., Robley, L., & Taylor, G. A. (in press) A lion in the room: Youth living with HIV/AIDS Pediatric Nursing

 

Blake, B. J., Taylor, G.A., Reid, P.V., & Kosowski, M. (2008) Experiences of women in obtaining HIV testing and healthcare services. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners 20 (1), 40 – 46

 

Bairan, A., Taylor, G., Blake, B., Akers, T., Sowell, R. & Mendiola, R. (2007) A model of HIV disclosure: Disclosure and types of social relationships. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners 19 (5), 242-250

 

Blake, B.J. & Taylor, G.A. (2006) A portrait of HIV infection among men in the United States. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 17(6), 3 - 13.

 

Taylor, G. A. J. (2002). Effects of a culturally sensitive breast self-examination intervention. Outcomes Management for Nursing Practice, 6(2), 73-78.

 

Kosowski, M. M., Grams, K. M., Taylor, J. G., & Wilson, C. B. (2001). They took the time…They started to care: Stories of African American nursing students in intercultural caring groups. Advances in Nursing Science, 23(1), 11-27.

 

Keltner, B. R., Wise, L. A. & Taylor, G. (1999). Mothers with intellectual limitations and their 2-year-old children’s developmental outcomes. Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 24,1, 45-57.

 


Monograph


Taylor, G.A., Blake, B.J., Sowell, R.L., Bairan, A., Akers, T.A. (2005) Condom use among Black women in the southeastern United States. Health Education Monograph Series 22(1), 27-34.

 


Non-refereed Book Chapters


Blake, B.J. & Taylor, G.A. (in press). Adult men and women. In J. Allender, C. Rector, & K. Warner (Eds.), Community health nursing: Promoting and protecting the public's health (8th ed). Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.

 

Blake, B.J., & Taylor, G. A. (in press). Infectious diseases from a global perspective. In C. Holtz (Ed.), Global health care: Issues and policies. Boston: Jones and Bartlett.

 

Blake, B.J. & Taylor, G.A. (2010). Adult men and women. In J. Allender, C. Rector, & K. Warner (Eds.), Community health nursing: Promoting and protecting the public's health (7th ed). Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. pp 650-673

 

Taylor, G. A. & Bairan, A. (2001). Die amerikanische pflegepraxis: Realitaten und entwicklungen. In Buckley-Viertel, D. Studieren und pflegen in den USA. Verlag Hans Huber: Bern, Germany, 55-95.

 


Technical Reports and Other Publications


Blake, B. J. & Taylor, G. A. (2011). Ryan White Modernization Act Part B Needs Assessment, Cobb/Douglas Public Health, Communicable Disease Section, Marietta, GA, pp. 1 – 60

 

Blake, B. J. & Taylor, G. A. (in press). State of Georgia HIV/AIDS 2010 Resource Inventory, Department of Public Health, pp. 1- 143

 

Blake, B. J. & Taylor, G. A. (2010). Ryan White Modernization Act Part B Needs Assessment, Cobb/Douglas Public Health, Communicable Disease Section, Marietta, GA, pp. 1 – 55

 

Taylor, G. A., Blake, B. J., and Sanchez-Jones, T. (2010). African American Outreach Initiative: Long Term Follow-up of First Time Attendees. Fulton County Ryan White Program, Atlanta, GA, pp. 1 – 53

 

Blake, B. J. & Taylor, G. A. (2009). Ryan White Modernization Act Part B Needs Assessment, Cobb/Douglas Public Health, Communicable Disease Section, Marietta, GA, pp. 1 – 30

 

Blake, B. J. & Taylor, G. A. (2008). State of Georgia HIV Comprehensive Plan 2008 - 2013. Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Public Health, HIV Section, Atlanta, GA, pp. 1-80

 

Blake, B. J. & Taylor, G. A. (2008). Ryan White Modernization Act Part B Needs Assessment, Cobb/Douglas Public Health, Communicable Disease Section, Marietta, GA, pp. 1 – 25

 

Blake, B.J., Taylor, G.A., Nichols, Q., & Akers, T.A. (2008) 2009 – 2013 State of Georgia HIV/AIDS Comprehensive Plan. Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Public Health, HIV Section.  Atlanta, GA (pp. 1-102).

 

Blake, B. J., Akers, T. A., Taylor, G. A., & VanGeest, J. (2007). State of Georgia HIV Comprehensive Plan 2008. Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Public Health, HIV Section, Atlanta, GA, pp. 1-80

 

Taylor, G. A. & Blake, B. J. (2007). TAKE Project, Take Action, Keep Educated: Project Evaluation Year 2. State of GA, Department of Community Health, Office of Minority Health, Atlanta, GA, pp. 1 – 13

 

Taylor, G. A. & Blake, B. J. (2007). African American Outreach Initiative Research Study. Our Common Welfare, Decatur, GA, pp. 1 – 28

 

Blake, B. J. & Taylor, G. A. (2006). Clients’ Perceptions of HIV Services: Focus Group Results. Northwest Georgia Specialty Care Clinic, Public Health District 1-1, Rome, GA, pp. 1 – 6

 

Blake, B. J. & Taylor, G. A. (2006). Ryan White CARE Act Title II Needs Assessment. Cobb/Douglas Public Health: District, Communicable Disease Section, Marietta, GA, pp. 1 – 18 

 

Akers, T.A., Blake, B.J., Taylor, G., Bairan, A., Sowell, R.L. (2005).  State of Georgia HIV/AIDS Community Services Assessment.  Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Public Health, HIV Section. Atlanta, GA. (pp 1-214).

Akers, T.A., Blake, B.J., Taylor, G., Bairan, A., Sowell, R.L. (2005).  State of Georgia HIV/AIDS Comprehensive Plan.  Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Public Health, HIV Section.  Atlanta, GA. (pp 1-60).

Akers, T.A., Blake, B.J., Taylor, G., Bairan, A., Sowell, R.L., Redmond, J., and Holloway, E.  (2004).  HIV/AIDS Community Services Assessment Report: Phase One. Submitted to the Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Public Health, HIV Section.  Atlanta, GA. (pp 1-53).

Taylor, G., Roberts, V. W., & Farnsworth, B. J. (1999) School nurses fill multiple roles, Pulse, 8,1, p. 14.

 

Taylor, F. J. (Producer & Director) & Taylor, G. A. (Writer). (1998). Act now, American Cancer Society [Video]. (Available from Tomorrow Pictures, 1720 Peachtree Street, Suite 119, Atlanta, GA 30309).

 

Johnson, P. A., Bryant, M., Haynes, T., Taylor, G., & Turner, S. (1996). Georgia’s evolving health care system. Georgia Nursing, 56,7, p. 3.

 


Presentations
Referred Conferences


Taylor, G.A., Blake, B.J., Sanchez-Jones, T. & McDonough, N.  Health Literacy Among Adults Aging with HIV. Remembering, Recommitting, Reaching, & Reforming: Implications for the Future of HIV Nursing. The 23rd Annual Association of Nurses in AIDS Care Annual Conference, Reno, NV, November 18 – 20, 2010 (Podium Presentation)

 

Sanchez-Jones, T., Taylor, G.A., Blake, B. J., & McDonough, N. Health Literacy among Older African Americans living with HIV. NGNA 25th Annual Convention, Palm Springs, CA, October 14 – 17, 2010 (Podium Presentation)

 

Blake, B.J, Taylor, G.A., & Robley, L. Perception of HIV among Asian American Men Who Have Sex with men. XVIII International AIDS Conference. Vienna, Austria, July 18 – 23, 2010 (Poster Presentation)

 

Blake, B.J, Taylor, G.A., & Robley, L. Keeping it Private: Experiences of Adolescents Living with HIV/AIDS. 22nd Annual Association of Nurses in AIDS Care Annual Conference, Jacksonville, FL, November 19 – 22, 2009 (Podium Presentation)

 

Bairan, A., Taylor, G., Blake, B. J., Akers, T., & Sowell, R. A Model of HIV Disclosure as an Intervention Tool. 24th National Conference of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Nashville, TN., June 17-21, 2009 (Poster Presentation)

 

Taylor, G. A., & Blake, B.J., & Sanchez-Jones, T. An Education Intervention for African Americans Living with HIV/AIDS, 33rd Annual National Council for Black Studies Conference, Atlanta, GA, March 21, 2009 (Podium Presentation)

 

Blake, B.J. Taylor, G.A., & Sanchez-Jones, T. How to Age Successfully While Living with HIV. 10th Annual African American Outreach Initiative. Atlanta, GA, March 15, 2009 (Podium Presentation)

 

Taylor, G. A., Blake, B.J. & Hannings, G. Quality Community Health Clinical Experiences: Challenges, Solutions, and Evidence-Based Outcomes, Georgia Association for Nursing Education Conference, Sea Palms Resort, St. Simons Island, GA, February 21, 2009 (Podium Presentation)

 

Sanchez-Jones, T., Taylor, G. A., & Blake, B. J. Educational Support for African Americans Living with HIV/AIDS. National Association of African American Studies, Baton Rouge, LA, February 12, 2009 (Podium Presentation)

 

Blake, B.J. & Taylor, G.A. Likes and Dislikes of Aging Among Older Black Adults. Association of Nurses in AIDS Care 21st Annual Conference: HIV Nursing: Renewing, Caring, Healing, Tucson, AZ, November 6 – 9, 2008 (Podium Presentation)

 

Taylor, G.A. & Blake, B.J. Educational Support for Persons Living with HIV/AIDS.
Association of Nurses in AIDS Care 21st Annual Conference: HIV Nursing: Renewing, Caring, Healing, Tucson, AZ, November 6 – 9, 2008 (Poster Presentation)

 

Blake, B.J., Sanchez-Jones, T. & Taylor, G.A. HIV and Aging. National Gerontological Association 2008 Convention. Albuquerque, NM, October 30 – November 2, 2008 (Podium Presentation)

 

Bairan, A., Taylor, G. A., Blake, B. A model of HIV disclosure and types of social relationships, An Evidence-Based Practice Tool Kit for Beside Nurses, Emory University Conference Center, Atlanta, GA , September 19, 2008 (Poster Presentation)

 

Blake, B.J. & Taylor, G.A. Perceptions of HIV care among Hispanic Males. National Association of Hispanic Nurses 33rd Annual Meeting and Conference, Hispanic Nurses: Shaping Healthcare Across Communities, Boston, MA, July 15-18, 2008 (Podium Presentation) 

 

Taylor, G.A. & Blake, B.J. (2006) Factors Influencing Quality of Life among African Americans Living with HIV.  Scaling the Heights of HIV/AIDS Care, Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, Las Vegas, NV, October 26 - 29, 2006 (Round Table Discussion)

 

Taylor, G.A., Blake, B.J., Bairan, A., & Akers, T.A. A Model for Capacity Building in Public Health. XVI International AIDS Conference, Toronto, Canada, August 13-18, 2006 (Poster Presentation)

 

Wilson, A., Blake, B., Taylor, G., & Long, J. Teaching Family Assessment with Popular Movies. Poster presentation at the Georgia Association for Nursing Education (GANE) Conference. St. Simon, GA, Thursday, February 16, 2006 (Poster Presentation)

 

Wilson, A., Holtz, C., Long, J., Blake, B., & Taylor, G. Katrina: Facilitating Student Learning in Disasters. Poster presentation at the Georgia Association for Nursing Education (GANE) Conference. St. Simon, GA, Thursday, February 16, 2006 (Poster Presentation)

 

Johnson, Ping Hu & Taylor, G. A. Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Use by African American Women, American Public Health Association, 133rd Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, December 14, 2005 (Podium Presentaion)

 

Taylor, G.A., Blake, B.J., Bairan, A., & Akers, T.A. Prevention Intervention Preferences of Persons Living with HIV. 18th Annual ANAC Conference: Celebrating the Magic of Caring: HIV/AIDS Nursing – A Commitment to Caring, Orlando, FL, November 17-20, 2005 (Podium Presentation)

 

Taylor, G. A. & Johnson, Ping Hu, Beliefs Regarding Use of Complementary and Alternative Therapy Among African American Women, 38th Biennial Convention, Leadership Sessions, Sigma Theta Tau International, Indianapolis, IN, November 12 – 16, 2005 Podium Presentaion)

 

Blake, B.J., Taylor, G.A., Bairan, A., & Akers, T. A. Nursing Leadership: Fostering a Community Partnership. Sigma Theta Tau 38th Biennial Convention: Create the Future Through Renewal, Indianapolis, IN November 12-16, 2005 (Podium Presentation)

 

Blake, B. J. & Taylor, G. A. Developing Preceptors for Nursing Students, Georgia Association of Occupational Health Nurses: Fall Conference, Atlanta, GA, October 14, 2005 (Podium Presentation)

 

Taylor, G.A., Blake, B.J., Akers, T., & Bairan, A. Disclosure of HIV Status to Sex Partners Among HIV Positive Persons. Association of Nurses in AIDS Care HIV Nursing Research Summit, Palm Springs, CA, April 22-24. 2005 (Podium Presentation)

 

Blake, B.J. Taylor, G.A., Akers, T., & Bairan, A. Perceptions of the CDC Prevention with Positives Initiative. Association of Nurses in AIDS Care HIV Nursing Research Summit, Palm Springs, CA, April 22-24. 2005 (Poster Presentation)

 

Blake, B.J., Taylor, G.A., & Mendiola, R. Results of Key Informant Interviews from a Statewide Community Services Assessment. 2005 Southern Nursing Research Society 19th Annual Conference; Atlanta, GA, February 3 – 5, 2005 (Podium Presentation)

 

Hunter, H., Sabor, A., Blake, B.J., Taylor, G.A., & Chambers, D. Use of the Emergency Department by the HIV Infected Patient: Assessment, Education, Testing, and Prevention. Association of Nurses in AIDS Care 17th Annual Conference: Unmasking HIV in the Big Easy; New Orleans, LA, November 14 – 18, 2004 (Poster Presentation)

 

Buchalter, P. S., Allensworth, D., Clark, C. P., DiIorio, C., Taylor, G., Implications for School Health in Elementary Schools with Part-Time Nurses, 132nd Annual Meeting, American Public Health Association, November 6 –10, 2004, Washington, DC (Poster Presention)

 

Akers, T.A., Hervey, W.G., Sowell, R.L., Blake, B.J., Taylor, G.A., & Bairan, A. (2004). A Call for the Development of a National Standardized HIV/AIDS Prevention Intervention Classification Taxonomy. XV International AIDS Conference; Bangkok, Thailand, July 11-16, 2004. (Poster Presentation)

 

Akers, T.A., Sowell, R.L., Mauge-Lewis, C., Blake, B.J., Taylor, G.A., & Bairan, A.  (2004). Innovative Strategies to Engage University Students for HIV/AIDS Awareness. XV International AIDS Conference; Bangkok, Thailand, July 11-16, 2004. (Poster Presentation)

 

Sowell, R.L., Bairan, A., Akers, T.A., Blake, B.J., & Taylor, G.A.  (2004). Spiritual Activities as an Intervention Strategy for Quality Care in Women.  XV International AIDS Conference; Bangkok, Thailand, July 11-16, 2004. (Poster Presentation)

 

Sowell, R.L., Bairan, A., Taylor, G.A., Blake, B.J., & Akers, T.A.  (2004). Health Care and Social Services Needs and Barriers among Poor Women in the Southern United States.  XV International AIDS Conference; Bangkok, Thailand, July 11-16, 2004. (Poster Presentation)

 

Taylor, G.A., Blake, B.J., Sowell, R.L., Akers, T.A., & Bairan, A.  (2004). Condom Use among African American Women in the Southeastern United States.  XV International AIDS Conference; Bangkok, Thailand, July 11-16, 2004. (Poster Presentation)

 

Blake, B.J., Taylor, G.A., Sowell, R.L., Akers, T.A., Bairan, A., & Wallace, B.P. (2004).  An Academic and State Partnership to Implement CDC's Prevention for Positives Initiative.  XV International AIDS Conference; Bangkok, Thailand, July 11-16, 2004. (Poster Presentation)

 

Taylor, G. A., Improving Breast Health Behavior for African American Women through Community Education, Cancer, Culture and Literacy: Innovative Approaches for Advancing Effective Cancer Communications and Research, 4th Biennial Conference, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Clearwater, FL, May 20, 2004 (Poster Presentation)

 

Brannen, J., Taylor, G.A., Blake, B.J., & Meek- Sjostrom, D. The Use of Handheld PDAs in the Clinical Area: Evaluation by Students and Faculty. Georgia League for Nursing Annual Education Meeting; Savannah, GA, February 19-20, 2004 (Podium Presentation)

 

Taylor, G.A. & Blake, B.J. Strategies for Managing Large Numbers of Students in Community Health. Georgia League for Nursing Annual Education Meeting; Savannah, GA, February 19-20, 2004 (Poster Presentation)

 

Taylor, G. A. & Bennett, D., Outcomes of Teaching Undergraduate Health Assessment Online, Georgia League for Nursing Annual Education Meeting, Exploring New Horizons in Nursing Education and Practice, Savannah, GA, February 19 – 20, 2004 (Poster Presentation)

 

Long, J., Hart, P., & Taylor, G. A., Improving the Management of Type 2 Diabetes in a Community Based Clinic, Biomedical & Health Sciences Institute, 2nd Annual Spring Symposium, Obesity/Diabetes Link: Mechanisms to Intervention in Minority and Underserved Populations, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, May 14 – 16, 2003 (Poster Presentation)

 

Taylor, G. A. & Bennett, D., Outcomes of Teaching Undergraduate Health Assessment Online, 7th National Conference for Nurse Educators: Assessing Program Outcomes, Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, IN, November 6, 2002 (Podium Presentation)

 

Aiken, E., Taylor, G. A., & Barry, C. Expected Competencies of School Nurses: Results of an SREB Project, 33rd Annual Conference, National Association of School Nurses, Phoenix, AZ, June 27, 2001 (Podium Presentation)

 

Taylor, G. A., The Effects of A Culturally Sensitive Breast Self-Examination Intervention among African American Women, Outcomes Management: From Theory to Action, Medical University of South Carolina, Nursing Center for Professional Development, College of Nursing, Charleston, SC, March 8, 2001(Podium Presentation)

 

Taylor, G. A., & Farnsworth, B., Educating Nurses for a Preferred Future in School Health, Southern Regional Education Board Conference, Atlanta, GA, April 13, 2000 (Podium Presentation)

 

Kosowski, M., Grahams, K., Wilson, C., & Taylor, G. A., Caring Groups in Nursing Education: Five Years of Research, West Georgia State University Honor Society, Rome, GA, February 7, 2000 (Podium Presentation)


Taylor, G. A., The Effects of a Culturally Sensitive Breast Self-Examination Intervention, 35th Biennial Convention, Sigma Theta Tau International, Scientific Sessions, San Diego, CA, November 8, 1999 (Podium Presentation)

 

Taylor, G. A., A Collaborative Experience: The Implementation of School Health Services” 35th Biennial Convention, Sigma Theta Tau International, Clinical Practice Sessions, San Diego, CA, November 7, 1999 (Podium Presentation)

 

Kosowski, M., Grahams, K., Wilson, C., & Taylor, G. A., Stories of African American Nursing Students in Intercultural Caring Groups, 10th Annual International Critical and Feminist Perspectives in Nursing Conference, Grand Valley State University and Virginia Commonwealth University, Williamsburg, VA, October 15, 1999 (Podium Presentation)

 


Grants and Contracts


Funded Grants as Co-PI:


2011 - Aging with HIV: Development of a culturally sensitive - $2,900
educational intervention
Barbara J. Blake, Principal Investigator
Gloria A. Taylor, Co-Principal Investigator
American Nurses Foundation

 

Competitive Contracts Funded


2007 - Evaluation of HIV/AIDS Take Action, Keep Educated Project - $8,000
(TAKE Project)
State of Georgia, Office of Minority Health
Gloria A. Taylor, Project Director/Evaluator & Barbara J. Blake, Co-Project Director/Evaluator

 

Noncompetitive Contracts Funded


2009 - State of Georgia, Department of Human Resources - $289,000
Division of Public Health
Prevention Services Branch – HIV Section
Barbara J. Blake, Project Director
Gloria A. Taylor, Co- Project Director

 

2009 - Fulton County Board of Commissioners - $33,300
Ryan White Part A
Evaluation of the African American Outreach Initiative
Gloria A. Taylor, Project Director
Barbara J. Blake and Tamika Sanchez-Jones, Co-Project Directors

 

2008 - State of Georgia, Department of Human Resources - $112,600
Division of Public Health
Prevention Services Branch – HIV Section
Barbara J. Blake, Project Director
Gloria A. Taylor, Co- Project Director

2007 - State of Georgia, Department of Human Resources - $99,841
Division of Public Health
Prevention Services Branch – HIV Section
Barbara J. Blake, RN, Project Director, Timothy A. Akers, Co-Project Director, Gloria A. Taylor & Jonathan VanGeest

 

2006 - Ryan White CARE Act Title II Needs Assessment - $1,500
Cobb/Douglas Health Department
Barbara J. Blake, Project Director; Gloria A. Taylor, Co- Project Director

 

2006 - Our Common Welfare, Inc. - $12,000
Evaluation of the African American Outreach Initiative
Gloria A. Taylor, Project Director; Barbara J. Blake, Co-Project Director

 

2004 - State of Georgia, Department of Human Resources - $300,000
Division of Public Health
Prevention Services Branch – HIV Section
Timothy Akers, Project Director; Barbara J. Blake,  Co-Project Director; Gloria A. Taylor, Co-Project Manager; and Annette Bairan, Co-Project Manager

 


Dissertation Committees


A.T. Still University, School of Health Management, Phoenix, AZ, School of Health Management, Evaluation of A Symptom Management Course for Class III-IV Heart Failure Patients, Patrick Washington, 2007 - 2009

Emory University, Atlanta, GA, Neil Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Practice Variation Among School Health Personnel, Pam Buchalter, 2005 - 2006

 

Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA, Whiney M. Young Jr. School of Social Work, The Influence of Instability, Emotional Disturbances, and At-Risk Behaviors on the Academic Performance of Adolescents in Foster Care, Nikia Owens, 2005 - 2006

 

Professional Interests

 

 

  • HIV/AIDS
  • Cancer
  • School Health
  • Program Evaluation

 

 

Teaching Responsibilities

 

 

  • RN-BSN Coordinator
  • Nursing 3309, Health Assessment
  • Nursing 3320, Concepts in Professional Nursing
  • Nursing 4403, Project Development
  • Nursing 4418, Advanced Clinical Project
  • Nursing 4432, Nursing in Faith Communities

 

 

Awards/Special Recognition

 

 

  • 2008    Recipient: Kennesaw State University, The Foundation Prize for Scholarly Research/Scholarship, College of Health and Human Services, “A Model of HIV Disclosure and Types of Social Relationships”, August 13, 2008 (Collaborators: Annette Bairan, Barbara Blake, Richard Sowell)
  • 2007    Recipient Competitive Award: 2007 Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care Clinical Article of the Year Award, November 8, 2007
  • 2004    Community Based Learning Award, Dean of Undergraduate Studies, Kennesaw State University, August 19, 2004

    WellStar Scholar for African American Health, WellStar College of Health and Human Services, Kennesaw State University, August 2004
  • 2003    Honoree: WellStar Health System, Universal Sisters: Celebrating Health and Soulâ, Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, November 15, 2003

    Recipient: Kennesaw State University, The Foundation Prize for Scholarly Research/Scholarship, College of Health and Human Services, “Effects of a Culturally Sensitive Breast Self-Examination Intervention,” April 22, 2003
  • 2002    Semi-finalist: Distinguished Scholarship Award, Kennesaw State University, April 9, 2002


    Certificate of Appreciation: Exemplary Performance in Scholarship and Creative Activity, Kennesaw State University, Celebration of Scholars and Artists, March 13, 2002

  • 2001    WINGS: Certificate of Appreciation, Kennesaw State University, December 8, 2001

    Year of Engagement Award, Partnership with WellStar Health System, Kennesaw State University, October 11, 2001
  • 2000    Georgia Nurses Association, Nurse of the Year for Excellence in Practice, May 7, 2000
  • 1999    Nominee: Glaxo Wellcome Child Health Recognition Award, June 17, 1999

    Nominee: Georgia Health Care Heroes Award, Atlanta Business Chronicle, May 1999

    Vision Award, Second Place, Public Service, “Act Now” video, Waco, TX, January 1999 (collaborator: Tomorrow Pictures, Inc.)
  • 1998    Cindy Award, Public Service Category, Association of Visual Communicators, “Act Now” video, La Masa, CA, November 1998 (collaborator: Tomorrow Pictures, Inc.)

    Silver Award, Public Service Announcements and Public Health, WorldFest--Flagstaff, “Act Now” video, Flagstaff, AZ, November 1998 (collaborator: Tomorrow Pictures, Inc.)

    Honorable Mention, Columbus International Film and Video Festival, “Act Now” video, Columbus, GA, October 1998 (collaborator: Tomorrow Pictures, Inc.)

    Philip C. Preston Award, Distinguished Community Service, Kennesaw State University, May 1998

    Thelma K. Evans Research Scholarship, Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation, April 1998

    Certificate of Appreciation, special contribution to Federal Women’s Program, U.S. Department of Labor, March 18, 1998
  • 1997    Scholarship, Georgia League of Nursing Spilman-Bischoff Scholarship, 1997

    Certificate of Appreciation, The Breast and Cervical Screening Program / Breast TEST & More, October 6, 1997

    Mini-Grant, $2,000, Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation, August 20, 1997

    Newspaper: Paulding Neighbor, August 14, 1997, PROMINA Northwest Health Foundation

    Dr. John M. Hodges Scholarship, $1,500, PROMINA Northwest Health Foundation, May 29, 1997

    Newspaper: "People in the News: Health Care", Atlanta Business Chronicle, p. 39A, February 14, 1997

    Newspaper: "PROMINA Nurses Offer Some Relief for Ailing School Clinics", Marietta Daily Journal, 1 B, January 8. 1997

    Newspaper: "Kennesaw Faculty Member to Head New School Nurse Project in Cobb", Atlanta Daily Journal, January 2, 1997
  • 1996    Fact Sheet: "School Health Nurse Project", PROMINA Northwest Health Foundation, December 11, 1996

    Media Release: "Gloria Taylor to Head PROMINA Northwest Sponsored School Nurse Project", December 11, 1996

    Media Release: "PROMINA Northwest Health Foundation to Fund School Nurse Project in Cobb County", December 11, 1996

    Georgia Nurses Association, 13th District Honoree, October 1996

    Georgia Nurses Foundation, Honor A Nurse, October 16, 1996

    Newspaper: "KSU Nurses to Educate School Children", KSU Now, Fall 1996, p. 1

    Certificate of Appreciation, Community Health Nurses Coalition, April 19, 1996

    Georgia Nurses Foundation, Honor A Nurse, April 2, 1996
  • 1995    Georgia Nurses Foundation,
    Honor A Nurse, November 5, 1995

  • 1990    Leadership Kennesaw, Kennesaw State University, 1990-91

  • 1986    Who's Who In Nursing, 1986
  • 1985    Profiled in The Almanac, University of Pennsylvania, September 10, 1985