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Regina Sims

Regina Sims Wright

Assistant Professor
School of Nursing
331 McDowell





Research Interests

  • Influence of cardiovascular risk factors on cognitive function in older adults
  • African American cognitive aging
  • Psychosocial predictors of inflammation, immunity, cardiovascular function, and renal function in African Americans


  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Duke University (Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development)
  • Ph.D., Howard University (Neuropsychology)
  • M.S., Villanova University (Experimental Psychology)
  • B.A., University of Delaware (Psychology)

Honors and Awards

  • 2009–2011 National Institutes of Health Loan Repayment Program: Health Disparities Research
  • 2009 American Psychosomatic Society (APS) Minority Initiative Travel Scholarship


  • NURS 814 Advanced Quantitative Methods in Nursing Science
  • NURS 362 Research Concepts in Healthcare
  • HLTH 367 College of Health Sciences Honors Research Seminar

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