Browning earns nursing degree
Posted: Friday, February 3, 2012 6:00 pm
Dr. Gloria Ann Browning has completed her PhD. D. in nursing.
The doctoral nursing program was a five-year, full-time program with a deep emphasis on nursing research at the University of New Mexico.
The University of New Mexico is one of the few universities in the United States designated as a Carnegie research university.
Dr. Browning conducted her research study in spring 2011 with rural older adults living independently in Weakley County.
The research focus was on health promotion behaviors of rural older adults. The study explored the positive/negative qualities seen in rural older adults adhering to healthy/unhealthy lifestyles.
Dr. Browning was chosen out of her class and highlighted on the University of New Mexico website for her outstanding dissertation defense.
Dr. Browning participated in graduation commencement in December 2011 at the University of New Mexico. Her sons, Kerry and Joshua Browning; her mother, Shirley Bradley; and her two sisters, Donna Smith and Cindy Angel, attended graduation in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Dr. Browning is employed at the University of Tennessee at Martin as tenured nursing faculty.
She lives in Dresden with her two sons. Dr. Browning is the daughter of Shirley and Dave Bradley and the late James and Lil Parrott. Published in The WCP 2.2.12