Leslie G. Cole, DNP, RN
Dr. Leslie G. Cole is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Capstone College of Nursing. She has been employed as a full-time faculty member since fall 2007. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from the University of Alabama in 1999. Upon graduation she relocated to the Washington, DC area, working as a staff nurse and charge nurse for a seventy-bed cardiac telemetry unit. Eventually she returned to Tuscaloosa and continued working as a registered nurse on a Post Anesthesia Care Unit. Dr. Cole returned to the University of Alabama, earning her Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) in Rural Case Management in 2006. She earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) from the CCN in August 2010.
Dr. Cole has taught a wide variety of course in both the BSN and DNP programs. In addition to her teaching role, she is also the Wellness Clinician for the UA employee wellness program, WellBAMA. Special research interests include active and collaborative learning in nursing education, the integration of evidence-based practice concepts into nursing curricula, and best practices for gastrointestinal care.