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Brandi L. Showalter


Assistant Professor

Department of Undergraduate Studies

Brandi Showalter, PhD, RN, CCRP, has over 25 years in nursing experience. Although, she has worked in multiple nursing areas including critical care, med/surg, oncology and psychiatry, the majority of her career has been in the area of clinical research nursing. Dr. Showalter was integral in the development and implementation of a first of its kind Research Nurse Residency for newly graduated nurses. She has multiple peer-reviewed publications and has presented on her doctoral research, Moral Distress in Clinical Research Nurses, and the Research Nurse Residency at several conferences.


Texas Woman’s University, Houston, Texas
PhD in Nursing Science

Texas Woman’s University, Houston, Texas
Master of Science in Nursing

Dallas Baptist University, Dallas, Texas
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Clinical/Research Focus

Dr. Showalter’s research interests include ethical issues in clinical research, specifically in research nursing, and professional education of clinical research professionals.