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Dr. Rosalind Scott Williams DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Clinical Assistant Professor
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Life Sciences 214
Phone: 812-941-2222
willrosa@ius.edu

Biography

Rosalind Scott Williams, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC is a clinical assistant professor at Indiana University Southeast (IUS) School of Nursing. She is a Doctor of Nursing Practice Executive Leadership graduate from Indiana University Purdue Indianapolis University. Her Doctor of Nursing Project focused on:  Decreasing No-Show Appointments at a Regional Mental Health Organization.

Her expertise is developing an experiential learning curriculum to engage undergraduate nursing students in clinical mental health activities for diverse populations with psychological conditions.  In 2018, Rosalind became a Legislative Nurse Fellow with Representative Ed Clere at the Indiana General Assembly. She is committed to using her IUSON Eagles Mentorship and Legislative Nurse Fellowship experience to foster leadership and engage undergraduate and graduate nursing students in health policy and advocacy.

Rosalind is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. In her clinical role, she treats individuals with mental health and substance use disorders at a outpatient community mental health organization.   

Rosalind serves as a mental health consultant and community advisory board member for Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) Goodwill of Central and Southern Indiana. She is also a member of the Indiana University Southeast Coordinated Community Response Team.

She is a member of several professional organizations: Sigma Theta Tau International, Coalition of Advanced Practice Nurses of Indiana, American Nurses Association, American Psychiatric Nurses Association, Indiana Student Nurses Association, and Association of Community Health Nursing Educators.

Rosalind was recently awarded the Indiana University Purdue Indianapolis (IUPUI) Elite 50 Award-, which awards 50 graduate or professional students who demonstrate excellence beyond the classroom. Criteria for this award was students had to meet the areas of IUPUI campus engagement & activities, leadership, scholarly work, and community engagement.

Other Awards:  Kentucky Black Nurses Association Excellence Award in Community/Involvement and Advocacy; Jessie Cross Scholarship Award Recipient; Lehmann Nursing Award in Community Engagement; Virginia Mermel Scholarship.

Academic Background

  • Doctorate

    • Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, United States
    • Doctor of Nursing Practice in Executive Leadership
  • Masters

    • Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, United States
    • Master of Science in Nursing, Major in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Bachelors

    • Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, United States
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Major in Nursing

Professional Interests

Teaching

Alterations in Neuro-Psychological Health, Psychiatric Simulation, Public Health Nursing, Communications for Health Care Professionals, Professional Growth and Empowerment, Community Education Health Promotion, Health Policy

Indiana University Southeast

4201 Grant Line Rd.
New Albany, IN 47150
(812) 941-2333

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