Keeta Wilborn

Keeta P. Wilborn, PhD, RN

Professor of Nursing

School of Health Sciences
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Dr. Keeta Wilborn earned BSN and MSN degrees from the University of Alabama in Birmingham and a Ph.D. in Nursing Education from Georgia State University. She has clinical experience in adult health, critical care and nursing management. Wilborn has more than 30 years of experience as a nurse educator. She has written several program grants to support student success in nursing programs, which were funded through HRSA. Wilborn was named a Master in the Art of Nursing in 2012, and most recently served as a Center for Teaching Excellence Scholar. She is an active member of the North Georgia Heart Foundation, inc. board, working to reduce cardiovascular disease in Georgia.


  • Doctorate – nursing – Georgia State University
  • Master’s – adult health nursing – University of Alabama in Birmingham
  • Bachelor’s – nursing – University of Alabama in Birmingham

Academic Interests

  • Adult health
  • Pathophysiology/pharmacology
  • Evidence-based practice


  • Master in the Art of Nursing
  • Alumni Leadership Award – Georgia State University
  • AACN Leadership Fellow
  • Vulcan Materials Campus Leadership & Teaching Award
  • Novice Nurse Researcher

Professional Affiliations

  • American Nurses Association
  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing