The Citadel

The Military College of South Carolina


Dr. Amelia Joseph

Dr. Amelia Joseph is the Nurse Administrator for the Swain Department of Nursing. She has 38 years of experience in clinical nursing and has developed multiple programs related to nursing students and newly graduated nurses. Her research interest is the role of the nurse in preventing adverse events in the acute care setting. She has studied the human factors theory in explaining unplanned outcomes in the delivery of patient care. She is also interested in transition to practice programs for newly graduated nurses. She has presented nationally and internationally on these topics.

Contact Information
Telephone: 843-953-1825
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PhD in Nursing – University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
MBA – The Citadel, Charleston, SC
BSN – Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT

Areas of Research Interest:

Preventing adverse events in the acute care setting.

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