Loyola University Chicago

Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing

Faculty and Staff

Regina Conway-Phillips, PhD, RN

Title/s: Assistant Professor

Office #: BVM, Room 916, LSC

Phone: 773.508.2881

E-mail: rconway1@luc.edu

Research Interests

Regina Conway-Phillips’ research interests are in the areas of cancer and health disparities and spirituality.  Her dissertation research focused on breast cancer screening behavior in African American women utilizing the Salutogenic Framework.  Her current research will utilize a qualitative study of African American women who have never had breast cancer screening and explore the reasons these individuals have not adopted breast cancer screening behaviors, using both focus groups and individual interviews.


Dr. Conway-Phillips teaches in the undergraduate health systems management and nursing programs at the Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing.  The courses she has taught include research for health professionals, health care in America, introduction to professional nursing practice, health care of vulnerable populations, individual, family and community wellness and health, professional role development: researcher, and leadership for nursing. Dr. Conway-Phillips has taught in the online programs and had developed an online course for the Health Systems Management program. 


Dr. Conway-Phillips is actively involved in research and undergraduate admission, progression and retention committees, and is the faculty advisor for the 2015 Nursing Student Council and serves on the Faculty Advisory committee –Loyola-Pulitzer Center Project.