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Dr. Latrona Lanier

 Latrona Lanier, PhD, RN, has over 20 years of nursing experience. Her areas of clinical expertise include critical care, medical-surgical, and community health nursing. Dr. Lanier is an assistant professor in the School of Nursing at Darton State College, where she teaches medical/surgical nursing and serves as lead instructor in Fundamentals of Nursing.

Her research area is the identification of African American women risk factors for HIV/AIDS. Continuing to expand this area of science, she developed an instrument to measure gender beliefs. She is currently refining and will conduct further testing of the instrument. Dr. Lanier has an innate passion for nursing. Nursing allows her to impact the lives of many while providing fulfillment in her own life.


2013 Ph.D.   Georgia State University
2006 MSN    Albany State University
1998 BSN     Albany State University
1993 ASN     Darton College


  • Lanier, L. R. (2013). African American Women: Gender Beliefs, Peer Perception, Relationship Power, and Sexual Behavior. (Doctoral dissertation).
  • DeMarco, R. & Lanier, L. (2012). The Concept of "Silencing the Self" in Low Income, Aging, HIV-Infected African American Women: A Ten-Year Community-Based Participatory Program of Research with Results. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care

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