faculty profile

Lucinda Stewart   MSN, RN

Assistant Professor of Nursing


Lucinda Stewart has been on the faculty of the School of Nursing since 2001. She teaches throughout the PreSpecialty program as a clinical instructor as well as lecturer and seminar leader. 

With over 25 years of high-risk obstetrical experience as a staff nurse and Clinical Nurse Specialist, she connects didactic classroom learning to its practical hands-on application.

Current Research/Scholarly Interests

  • High-risk obstetrics
  • Spirituality in nursing
  • Interprofessional collaboration
  • Using multiple intelligences in nursing student learning

Current Projects

Interprofessional Collaborative Simulation Project between the School of Nursing and the Divinity School with the purpose of understand each other's role in providing client centered care, effectively communicating between disciplines, identification of ways to work collaboratively, and positively affecting patient outcomes.

Representative Publications


VanRegen Morter, J., Stewart, L., Miller, S., Stringer, T., & Alexander, E. (2016) Is there a chaplain in the house?: Bringing divinity and nursing students together through simulation. Society for Simulation in Healthcare 11(3) 226-227.

Stewart, L. and Collins, M. (2012) Nitrous oxide as labor analgesia: Clinical implications for nurses. Nursing for Women's Health, 16(5).

Stewart, L. & Troiano, N. (1993) Surveillance of the high risk fetus. In NAACOG's Clinical Issues in Perinatal and Women's Health Nursing. J.B. Lippincott.

Stewart, L. (1992). Pulmonary edema in pregnancy. In NAACOG's Clinical Issues in Perinatal and Women's Health Nursing. J.B. Lippincott.


Stewart, L. & Rodgers, E. (2017). Immediate Newborn Assessment and Care. In Intrapartum Management Modules: A Perinatal Education Program. (B. B. Kennedy, S. M. Baird, & E. J. Martin eds.). (5th ed.). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer.

Representative Presentations

Stewart, L., Interprofessional Collaborative Simulation Educational Experience for Nursing and Divinity Students: What? Why? And How? AWHONN National Convention. Grapevine, TX June 12-15, 2016. 

Interprofessional Team Building: Bringing Nursing and Divinity Students Together Through Simulation. Tennessee Simulation Alliance District Conference. Nashville, TN. November 2015. Concurrent session presentation with hands-on simulation.

Clinical Practice

  • Fundamentals of Nursing
  • Obstetric Nursing
  • Professionalism in Nursing


  • AWHONN's Nursing for Women's Health, 2012-Present

Professional Organizations

  • Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN)