Mahalia Gray Barrow is an instructor at the Capstone College of Nursing. She received her Associate in Science in Nursing degree from the Ira D. Pruitt Division of Nursing at the University of West Alabama. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Alabama as well as her Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Clinical Nurse Leadership. Dr. Barrow earned her Doctor of Education in Instructional Leadership in 2022 from the University of Alabama.
Dr. Barrow began her nursing career in 2009 as a bedside nurse on an Acute Cardiac Care Unit/ Cardiac Interventional Unit. After earning her MSN in 2012, she joined the Capstone College of Nursing part-time as a clinical instructor from Fall 2012-Spring 2014 while maintaining her bedside practice. In the Fall of 2014, she became the full-time Clinical Nurse Educator for the Cardiovascular Services Line at her facility until she joined the Capstone College of Nursing full-time in August 2017. Dr. Barrow teaches across many semesters in the undergraduate program and serves as a simulation specialist.
Dr. Barrow is certified as a Clinical Nurse Leader through the American Association of Colleges of Nursing and holds CCRN certification as an adult Critical Care RN through the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. She is a member of both the local and national chapters of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses and the Epsilon Omega chapter of Sigma Theta Tau.