Letisha Scott

Clinical Assistant Professor


  • DNP, Nursing, The University of Alabama, 2019
  • MSN, Masters of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2011
  • BSN, Bachelor Science in Nursing, The University of Alabama, 2005


Dr. Scott is a Clinical Assistant Professor who teaches in both the undergraduate and graduate programs at CCN. She received her BSN from the CCN in 2005 and her MSN with a family nurse practitioner concentration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2011. She is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.  In 2019, she received a Doctor of Nursing Practice from CCN.

Dr. Scott has extensive experience in critical care, emergency room nursing, and community health care. She maintains clinical practice at a federally qualified health center as a family nurse practitioner.

Dr. Scott is a member of the AANP, Nurse Practitioner Alliance of Alabama, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society, and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Her clinical and research interests include decreasing health disparities in disadvantaged populations.

Areas of Interest

  • Social Determinants of Health & Health Disparities
  • Minority Health
  • Cardiovascular Health
  • Community-based Participatory Research

Scholarly Highlights

  • Increasing lipid screenings in children 9-11 years old at a federally qualified health center-A quality improvement project. Journal of Pediatric Nursing-Nursing Care of Children & Families, 2022.
  • UAB Minority Health Disparities Research Education Program Scholar, 2022-2023.
  • Collaboration with other healthcare providers and academic scholars to develop initiatives to decrease health disparities related to cardiovascular disease, colorectal cancer, and lupus.