Laura Barrow, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor
Hybrid Faculty

Dr. Barrow has been an instructor at JSU since 2011 and an assistant professor of nursing since 2017. Her clinical background is in critical care, focusing on two areas of expertise including neurology and neurosurgery patients as well as cardiac patients, including care of both non-surgical pre and post-operative patients in both populations. Since joining academe, her research focus has been primarily in nursing education, specifically building student faculty relationships in order to promote student learning and success.

Laura Barrow

Courses Taught

  • Advanced Assessment
  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Statistical Methods
  • Nursing Research
  • Population Health

Academic/Research Interests

  • Nursing Education
  • Student Faculty Relationships


  • Georgia Baptist College of Nursing of Mercer University, PhD with focus in Nursing Education, 2018
  • Jacksonville State University, MSN, Certificate in Nursing Education, 2011
  • Jacksonville State University, BSN, 2004