Angela Dotson is native to the Tulsa area. She graduated from The University of Tulsa in 2003, obtained a master’s degree in nursing from the University of Oklahoma in 2018, and a doctorate in nursing practice from Samford University in 2021. Both of her graduate degrees hold nursing education certificates. Dotson is also a certified nurse educator through the National League for Nursing.
Her clinical background is primarily adult intensive care and surgical services. Her research interests are compassion fatigue and student retention strategies. She has taught med-surg content across all levels in the TU School of Nursing BSN program and is currently teaching in the senior level.
Dotson also serves as the BSN coordinator of clinical experiences and community partnerships. She is passionate about the nursing community in the Tulsa area and connecting TU nursing students with excellent clinical experiences. Dotson actively serves in her community as a board member for Counseling and Recovery Services of Oklahoma and in the youth program at her church. She is a member of Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, American Nurses Association, Oklahoma Nurse Association, National League for Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau, and American Association of Critical Care Nurses. She is married to Matt, and they have two fur-babies, Lenny and Luna. Together, they enjoy traveling and serving on mission trips.
Awards and Honors
Oxley College of Health Sciences Excellence in Teaching nominee, 2022; Honors College Faculty Fellow; University Fellow; ACEN Peer Evaluator
- DNP, Samford University
- MSN, University of Oklahoma
- BSN, The University of Tulsa
Research interests and areas of expertise
- Compassion fatigue
- Student retention
- Program evaluation