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Michelle Cox, DNP, RN

Nursing Program Director & Clinical Professor

Full-Time Faculty

School of Education and Health Sciences: Health and Sport Science


Email: Michelle Cox, DNP, RN
Phone: 937-229-4205
Raymond L. Fitz Hall, Room 646P


  • D.N.P. in Nursing Administration, Samford University, 2019
  • M.S.N. in Nursing with a Specialization in Education, Walden University, 2010
  • B.S.N., Wright State University, 1994

Licensures & certifications

  • Registered Nurse, Ohio/Ohio Board of Nursing
  • Certificate: Women in Leadership Development (WILD)

Professional activities

  • Sigma Theta Tau-National Honor Society
  • National League for Nursing
  • Dayton Area Nurse Educators
  • American Nurses Association
  • National RN-Baccalaureate Faculty Forum

Awards & honors

  • 2020, Teaching Excellence Award (League for Innovation and NISOD)
  • 2014, SOCHE Teaching Excellence Award

Research interests

  • Equity in Healthcare Delivery
  • Innovative Teaching Strategies

Selected publications/presentations

  •  Cox, M., & Deye, G. (2020).  Doors Open to the Clinical Setting with 360o Media.  League for Innovation, Seattle, WA.
  • Cox, M., & Mains, J. (2018).  The Systematic Plan of Evaluation:  A Tool for Continuous Improvement.  Annual Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Atlanta, GA.
  • Cox, M. (2019).  A Recruitment and Retention Plan: Meeting and Nursing Shortage for Home Health Agencies, Samford University, Birmingham, AL.
  • Cox, M., Fletcher, D., Lewis, V., & Romera, A. (2018).  Civic Engagement Dialogue on Equity and Diversity in the Health Sciences Programs, Sinclair Community College, Dayton, OH.
  • Cox, M., & Garber, E. (2018).  Assessment, Tell Me How!, Sinclair Community College, Dayton, OH.