Mary Bess Griffith, MSN, RN, CS, FNP

Director, Department of Nursing

Associate Professor of Nursing

Additional Information


Contact Information
Phone: 731-352-6472
Email: griffithmb@bethelu.edu

Education:

FNP: University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences – Nursing

MSN, CS: University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences – Nursing

BSN: University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences – Nursing

 

Courses Taught:

NUR 311 Foundations in Nursing Care

NUR 381 Research in Nursing

 

Research Interests:

Holistic nursing care, nursing management and leadership, undergraduate and graduate nursing education

 

Publications:

Griffith, M. B. (2013, Spring). The fine line: Genius, creativity, and mental health. Mental Notes, 21-24.

Griffith, M., Parker, D. (2013). Connecting academia to practice: Giving tomorrow’s nursing leaders a head start. Journal of Nursing Education, 52(3), 180.

Griffith, M. B. (2012, Fall). Crying and health. Mental Notes, 8-10.

Griffith, M. B. (2012). Effective succession planning in nursing: A review of the literature. Journal of

Nursing Management20, 900-911.

Griffith, M. B. (2011). Alternate reality conceptualization: Venturing along the fine line between genius and madness. Issues in Mental Health Nursing32, 624-631.

Griffith, M. B., Hall, J. M., & Fields, B. (2011). Crying that heals: Concept Evaluation. Journal of

Holistic Nursing29(3). 167-179.