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Lenora A. McWilliams

Lenora A. McWilliams PhD, MS, RN

Assistant Professor

  • PhD Texas Woman’s University, Houston 2016
  • MS (Nursing Administration), University of Massachusetts at Lowell 1990
  • BS Nursing, University of Massachusetts at Lowell 1984


Phone: 832-842-8226

Office Hours: By appointment

Clinical Interest: Health Promotion, Community and Mental Health, and Simulation

Research Interest: Cooperative Learning and Inter-Professional Collaboration

Professional Expertise: Community and Population Health and Wellness, Research

Professional Accolades:
2019 Excellence in Nursing, Nursing Education: Faculty, Silver Award, Good Samaritan Foundation
2016 Texas Woman’s University Outstanding Graduate Student: Former Students Association
2015 Outstanding PhD Student: Beta Beta Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau


McWilliams, L.A., McIntyre, T. & Dudley, W.N. (2021). Examining the impact of cooperative learner simulation order on performance outcomes of nursing students using a haptic intravenous simulator. Nurse Education in Practice, 53 (2021) 103070.

McWilliams, L. & Lee, S. (2020). Using Cooperative Teams to Engage Students in a Stadium Style Setting. Journal of Nursing Education 59(7) 418.

McWilliams, L. & Malecha, A. (2017). Comparing intravenous insertion instructional methods with haptic simulators. Nursing Research and Practice, Volume 2017, Article ID 4685157, 11 pages.

McWilliams, L., Malecha, A., Langford, R, & Clutter, P. (2016), Comparisons of cooperative based versus independent learning while using a haptic intravenous simulator. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 13, 154-160.

Freysteinson, W. M., Adams, J. A., Cesario, S., Belay, H. A., Clutter, P., Du, J., Duson, B. M., Goff, M., McWilliams, L., Nurse, R. P., & Allam, Z. (2016). An accent modification program. Journal of Professional Nursing, 33, 299-304.