Penny Thomas, PhD

Assistant Professor
Southeastern Louisiana University
College of Nursing and Health Sciences SLU 10835
Hammond LA 70402
PHONE: (985)-549-5045
EMAIL: penny.thomas@southeastern.edu

Education

  • D.N.P. University of South Alabama, Mobile, LA
  • M.S.N. University of South Alabama, Mobile, LA
  • M.S.N. Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA
  • B.S.N. Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA

Licensure and Board Certifications

  • Family Nurse Practitioner, LA State Board of Nursing
  • Registered Nurse, LA State Board of Nursing
  • FNP Certification American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Academic Positions

  • Assistant Professor at Southeastern Louisiana University 

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners - Member
  • Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners - Member
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society - Member
  • American Nurses Association - Member
  • Tangipahoa District Nurses Association -Member/Board Member

Areas of Research Interest

  • Thomas, P.Promoting Healthy Weight and Lifestyle Among College Students Through Adherence to Evidence-Based Practice Guidelines; 23rd Annual Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners Primary Care Conference: New Orleans, La. September 10, 2017
  • Thomas, P. Human Trafficking: Understanding What We Don’t Know; 24th Annual Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners Primary Care Conference: New Orleans, La. September 9, 2018