Barbara James

bjBarbara James
School of Nursing
Phone: 423.236.2942
Email: bjames@southern.edu

Dr. Barbara James is Dean of the School of Nursing and a proud alumna of Southern Adventist University where she completed her BS degree in nursing. In 1991 she received her MSN. degree in adult nursing/education from the University of Texas at Arlington and in 2001 completed her doctoral degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in nursing education and occupational health.
The nursing experience of Dr. James includes school nursing, in-service education, long-term care, and medical-surgical care. She is an active member of American Nurses’ Association, National Wellness Institute, the National Organization for Associate Degree for Nurses, and National League for Nursing.
Dr. James is married to David C. James, who, along with their son, daughter, and son-in-law, are also alumni of Southern Adventist University.