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Alison Pittman

Alison Pittman

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

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
  • Sibling Visitation in Pediatric Critical Care
  • Innovative Teaching Strategies in Nursing
  • Nursing Student Health
  • Ethnic and LGBTQ Health Disparities in Children and Young Adults


Select Publications

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.

Stout-Aguilar, J.S., Pittman, A., Bentley, R., Livingston, J. L. and Watzak, B. (2017). The Effects of Interprofessional Pediatric End-of-Life Simulation on Communication and Role Understanding in Health Professions Students. Nursing Education Perspectives (In press).

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

National Service/Recognition

  • 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
Last edited by: oswald 03/28/2019

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