Saint Louis University

Devita Stallings

Assistant Professor, PhD, RN

 Saint Louis University
 School of Nursing
 Room 426

 office: (314) 977-8903
 fax: (314) 977-8949

Teaching: Dr. Stallings teaches in the traditional option. Her primary teaching assignment is public health nursing. Prior teaching experience includes community/public health nursing, pathophysiology, gerontology, and clinical skills.

Practice: Dr. Stallings has practiced nursing for over 15 years. Her experiences include emergency departments, clinical educator for emergency and intensive care departments, and medical-surgical nursing. Dr. Stallings also has several years of travel nursing experience.

Research: Dr. Stallings' research interests include reducing risk factors for cardiovascular diseases, health behaviors, and community-based interventions for American-Americans. She completed her doctoral dissertation in the area of understanding African-American women's perceptions of hypertension and lifestyle behaviors.

Professional and Scholarly Activities:

  • Member of Sigma Theta Tau International, Delta Lambda Chapter
  • Member of Mid-west Nursing Research Society (MNRS)
  • Current Mentee of the Programs to Increase Diversity in Cardiovascular Genetic Epidemiology (PRIDE-GE) at Washington University, St. Louis, MO


  • PhD, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO
  • MSN, The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS
  • BSN, Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS
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