Jamelah A. Morton PhD, ARNP, ACNP-BC, CCRN, CNRN, SCRN
Office: 205A Wiegand
Dr. Jamelah A. Morton has been an assistant professor in the NP/DNP program at Barry University since July 2013. She has over 20 years of experience as a registered nurse 10 of which she served as a bedside nurse and the remainder as an advance practice registered nurse practitioner. Dr. Morton is a native of the United States Virgin Islands where she obtained her Associate of Science in Nursing in 1997. She later moved to Florida and obtained a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2005 from Barry University, a Master of Science in Nursing in 2008 from Barry University and a Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing from Barry University in 2016. She holds certifications as an acute care nurse practitioner, a certified critical care nurse, a certified neuroscience nurse and certified stroke nurse. Her current clinical faculty practice is in the area of neurosurgery. She has practiced in the area of acute neurology and neurosurgery for most of her nursing career.
Dr. Morton served as past counselor and currently serves as vice president of the Barry University Lambda Chi Chapter Sigma Theta Tau international. She has memberships in several nursing organizations such as Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society, Florida Nursing Association, American Association of Critical Care Nurses and American Association of Neuroscience Nurses.
Dr. Morton's area of research focus is in multicultural health, with a special dedication to cultural influence on adherence in the hypertensive patient. Her population of research interest is the Afro Caribbean native. Dr. Morton seeks to make an impact on the world in the area of Afro-Caribbean health care.