Margaret  Findlay

Margaret Findlay, Ph.D., RN, CNE

Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs and Professor
Ida Moffett School of Nursing
Office: CHS Building 1 1504
Email: mpfindla@samford.edu
Phone: 205-726-2753
For more than 12 years, Margaret P. Findlay has been a familiar face around Ida Moffett School of Nursing. Findlay taught in the undergraduate program from 2001 to 2008 before moving to the graduate program. "Samford University is a wonderful place to teach nursing. The administration, faculty and students value excellence in education. The quality and positive reputation of our graduates are testaments to the excellence of the educational experience," she said. Findlay is currently the coordinator for the RN–M.S.N. program and the M.S.N. nurse educator option in the nursing school. She loves spending time with her family, including her grandchildren and yellow Labradors.

Degrees and Certifications

  • Ph.D., early childhood education, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • M.S.N., nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • B.S.N., nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • National League for Nursing Certified Nurse Educator

Expertise

  • Nursing education
  • Women’s health
  • Developmental disabilities
  • Clinical genetics

Awards and Honors

  • Heart of Gold Award, Alabama Department of Public Health, Office of Women’s Health, 2009
  • Friend of Children Award, Childcare Resource, 2007

Involvement

  • Steering Committee, chair, Alabama Department of Public Health, Office of Women’s Health
  • American Nurses Association/Alabama State Nurses Association
  • National League for Nursing/Alabama League for Nursing
  • Gamma Eta Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
  • First Responder Team, Briarwood Presbyterian Church
  • Women’s Health Education, speaker, Alabama Department of Public Health, Office of Women’s Health WHI-FI Initiative
  • International Honor Society of Nursing
  • Kappa Delta Pi
  • International Honor Society in Education