Helen F. Hodges, Ph.D., RN, CNE


Georgia Baptist College of Nursing of Mercer University
3001 Mercer University Drive
Atlanta, GA 30341  

Office No: (678) 547-6746
Office FAX: (678) 547-6777
E-mail: Hodges_HF@mercer.edu

BSN - Murray State University
MSN- University of Kentucky
PhD - University of Kentucky

Dr. Hodges' teaching experience includes ASN, BSN, RN-BSN, graduate, and doctoral students. She served as the inaugural RN-BSN coordinator at Georgia Baptist College of Nursing to recruit, advise, and counsel RN-BSN students returning to school, and teaches in the BSN, RN-BSN, graduate, and doctoral programs. 

Clinical expertise is primarily adult health, critical care, and geriatrics.  Publications include Journal of Nursing ScholarshipJournal of Nursing Education, Journal of Advanced NursingPublic Health Nursing, and Nursing Education Perspectives. Dr. Hodges co-edited Nursing: Rx for Success, and has been a contributing author to High Acuity Nursing. Currently she serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Nursing Education, and as a reviewer for the Journal of Advanced Nursing.

Dr. Hodges' research involves both qualitative and quantitative research, including gerontology, teaching-learning, professional resilience and career persistence among acute care nurses, and community-based HIV/AIDS awareness and universal precautions.  Her publications and presentations include regional, national, and international audiences.

Certified Nurse Educator - National League for Nursing