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Alison Pittman, PhD, RN, CPN, CNE, CHSE

Alison Pittman, PhD, RN, CPN, CNE, CHSE

Clinical Assistant Professor

College of Nursing
1359 TAMU
8447 Riverside Pkwy
Bryan, TX   77807-1359

Phone: 979-436-0140
Fax: 979-436-0098

Education and Training

PhD, Nursing, University of Texas at Tyler, 2017

Master of Science, Nursing, University of Texas at Austin, 1999

Bachelor of Science, Nutritional Science, Texas A&M University, 1995

Doctor of Philosophy, Nursing Research, University of Texas at Tyler, 2017

Research Interests

  • Pediatric Obesity
  • Ethnic and LGBTQ Health Disparities in Children and Young Adults
  • Innovative Teaching Strategies in Nursing and Simulation
  • Nursing Student Health and Inclusivity
  • Cultural Awareness among Nursing Students and Faculty

Select Publications

  • Holland, B., Mulcahy, A., Gosselin, K., Pittman, A. (in press). The Use of Tai Chi to Reduce Anxiety among Nursing Students Undergoing Simulation. Nursing Education Perspectives.
  • Pittman, A. F. (2018). Effect of a School-Based Activity Tracker, Companion Social Website, and Text Messaging Intervention on Exercise, Fitness, and Physical Activity Self-Efficacy of Middle School Students. The Journal of School Nursing. Doi: 1059840518791223.
  • Stout-Aguilar, J., Pittman, A., Bentley, R., Livingston, J., & Watzak, B. (2018). The Effects of Interprofessional Pediatric End-of-Life Simulation on Communication and Role Understanding in Health Professions Students. Nursing Education Perspectives. Doi: 10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000316.
  • Pittman, A. (2017). “Implications of Peer Pressure for Adolescent Nursing Research: A Concept Analysis Approach.” Comprehensive Child and Adolescent Nursing. Doi: 10.1080/24694193.2017.1387829.
  • Pittman, A. F. (2017). Effect of Activity Trackers and Text Messaging on Exercise, Fitness, and Physical Activity Self-efficacy of Middle School Students (doctoral dissertation). The University of Texas at Tyler.

Specialty Training/Board Certifications

  • Texas Board of Nurses, Registered Nurse
  • American Heart Association: Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Certified Pediatric Nurse (Pediatric Nurse Certification Board)
  • Certified Nurse Educator (CNE)
  • Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE)

National Service/Recognition

  • TOBGNE Excellence in Research Award 2013
  • Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing, Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 2018
  • Induction into Sigma Theta Tau, Phi Iota Chapter, 2012
  • Texas A&M College of Nursing DAISY Award Nominee, 2012
  • National League of Nursing - TAMHSC Faculty Ambassador, 2011-Present
  • Faculty Advisor, Aggie Pediatric Nurses Association, 2016-Present

Other Awards/Honors

  • Spring 2017: Nominated for Faculty DAISY Award, Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Nursing 
  • Spring 2012: Nominated for Faculty DAISY Award, Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Nursing 
  • Fall 2007: Honored by Del Mar College for project: “Clinica Mabel Free Medical Clinic Progreso, Mexico”
Last edited by: krhoades 08/19/2019

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