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Christopher Smallwood, PhD(c), RN
Assistant Professor

MCPHS Online


Nursing (Accelerated BS)

PhD, University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, Texas [candidate]
MSN, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas
BSN, Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania
ADN, Bucks County Community College, Newtown, Pennsylvania

Areas of Teaching
Research (graduate and undergraduate)
Evidence-Based Capstone (graduate)
Critical Care Nursing (undergraduate)
Healthcare Policy Development (undergraduate and graduate)
Statistical Analysis (undergraduate and graduate)
Pathophysiology (undergraduate and graduate)
Advanced Pharmacology (undergraduate)

Scholarly Interests
LGBT Health Disparities
Theory Development
Promoting Social Justice and Well-Being
Men’s Health
Risky Sexual Behaviors in Adolescence
Mixed Methods Design
Neurotrauma and Neurosurgical Nursing
Global health Disparities
Engagement in Virtual Environments

Peer-Reviewed Articles & Book Chapters
Smallwood, C. J. [in preparation]. Understanding student engagement in online nursing education: A Delphi study.

Smallwood, C. J. [in preparation]. Promoting student success in virtual nursing education: State of the science.

Smallwood, C. J. [in preparation]. Plato and the virtual nursing student.

Smallwood, C. J. [in preparation]. Perceptions of connectivity in virtual learning students: A systematic review.

Smallwood, C. J. [in preparation]. Improving self-esteem in LGBT youth: A literature review.

Personal Interests
Spending Time with My Spouse
Exploring Different Cultures
The Arts and Sciences – Movies, Theater, Museums, etc.