Catherine A. Bailey, PhD, RN, CNE
Catherine Bailey is a registered nurse. She graduated from a diploma program in Germantown, Pennsylvania and received her BS, MS, and PhD from Texas Woman’s University (TWU) College of Nursing in Denton, Texas. She is an Associate Professor at Texas Woman’s University, College of Nursing in Dallas, Texas. Her primary interests are in nursing education, adult healthcare and research in nursing. She has taught undergraduate baccalaureate nursing students in the classroom, the simulation lab, and the clinical setting since 2001. She teaches research to master’s level graduate nursing students and she has chaired Professional Projects for Family Nurse Practitioner students. She also works with doctoral students who are seeking the degree of Doctor of Nursing Practice. She has published textbook chapters on the use of high-fidelity simulations for nursing students and case scenarios that are appropriate for simulation experiences. She has presented the findings from her studies in podium and poster presentations at METI HPSN Conferences and Sigma Theta Tau International Conferences as well as other regional and local venues.
Dr. Bailey has chaired the TWU Institutional Review Board for the Texas Woman’s University, Dallas Campus. She has worked as a research consultant for the Department of Veterans Affairs, VA North Texas Health Care System, Nursing Service, and participated in the planning of four biennial National Nursing Research conferences in Dallas, Texas. She is a past president of the Board of Directors for Sigma Theta Tau International, Beta Beta Chapter. She is an editorial review board member of the Journal of Theory Construction and Testing. She volunteers as a mentor of the Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice Council at the UT Southwestern Medical Center William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital. Dr. Bailey is also a member of the International Association of Clinical Simulation and Learning, the American Association of the Colleges of Nursing, the American Nurses Association and the Texas Nurses Association.