Serena Greenhaw Gramling, Ph.D., RN

Serena Greenhaw Gramling, Ph.D., RN, COI
Assistant Professor of Nursing
JSU South Complex, Office 246

Dr. Gramling began teaching for Jacksonville State University full time in 2011 and currently teaches across the curriculum. Her clinical background includes Adult and Pediatric Emergency / Trauma, Flight Nursing, and Critical Care / CVICU. Dr. Gramling earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Jacksonville State University in 1996 and a Master of Science in Nursing with a Teaching Certificate from Jacksonville State University in 2010. She then earned her PhD in Nursing with a focus in Nursing Education at Mercer University in 2018. Dr. Gramling is a member of the Alabama League of Nursing, National League of Nurses, Sigma Theta Tau, and Phi Kappa Phi. Within the community, she sits on the advisory board for the Health Professions Program at a large local high school and supervises a community food pantry for those in need during and following the Covid-19 Global Pandemic. 

Dr. Serena Gramling

Courses Taught

• NU 424 Adult Health in Primary, Secondary, & Tertiary Communities
• NU 422 Foundations of Nursing Leadership
• NU 345 Communication of Ethical Issues
• NU 710 Healthcare Policy and Finance
• NU 712 Clinical Prevention and Population Health
• Doctor of Nursing Practice Residency Courses / Doctoral Committee Chair

Academic/Research Interest

• Peripheral Arterial Disease
• Faculty Development
• Quality within the LGBTQ+ Community


• Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama, BSN (1996)
• Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama, MSN (2010)
• Mercer University, Atlanta, Georgia, PhD, Nursing (2018)