Alice L. March, PhD, RN, FNP, CNE
Assistant Dean, Graduate Programs
Dr. Alice March graduated with an associate’s degree in nursing from Mohawk Valley Community College in 1975. She received her nurse practitioner certificate in family health from Community General Hospital in Syracuse, New York in 1993 and is nationally board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. In 1997 she returned to school full time, while maintaining a full time practice as a nurse practitioner. Her degrees from State University of New York at Binghamton include a bachelor’s degree in nursing (1999), a master’s degree in community health nursing with a functional role of administrator (2002), and a PhD in rural nursing (2006).
Dr. March has extensive clinical experience in the areas of obstetrics, intraoperative nursing, home care, chemotherapy administration, urgent care, family practice, women’s health, and geriatrics. Her teaching experience includes lecture experience and clinical supervision of generic and accelerated track nursing students, in the areas of fundamentals of nursing, physical assessment, research in nursing, and pathology.
Honors and awards include the Zeta Iota Chapter Thesis/Dissertation Award, Decker School of Nursing Dissertation Year Scholarship, Graduate Tuition and Decker School of Nursing Scholarships, a teaching assistant, and appointment to the University of Alabama Junior Investigator Program. She completed a fellowship of the UAB Geriatric Education Consortium. She was inducted into Sigma Theta Tau in 2000, and maintains active professional membership in Sigma Theta Tau International and American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Dr. March provides community service as demonstrated by her membership on the board of Volunteers of American South Alabama Human Rights Committee.
Dr. March’s research interests include educational technology to support teaching and learning related to clinical judgment among student and practicing nurses.