Faculty and Staff
Regina Conway-Phillips, PhD, RN
Title/s: Associate Professor
Office #: BVM, Room 916, LSC
|RN||Ravenswood School of Nursing||1975|
|BSN||Chicago State University||1986|
|MSN||Loyola University Chicago||1994|
|PhD||Loyola University Chicago||2011|
Dr. Conway-Phillips teaches in the undergraduate and graduate nursing programs at the Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing as well as the health care administration program in Parkinson. The courses she has taught include health care management research, health care in America, introduction to professional nursing practice, concepts of professional nursing practice, nursing research for evidence based practice, leadership for nursing and advanced practicum: health systems management and infection prevention. Dr. Conway-Phillips has taught in the online programs and developed an online course for the Health Care Administration program in the Parkinson School. She has also been director of both masters and DNP students comprehensive exams and capstone project.
Courses Taught, 2019-2020
GNUR 207 Concepts of professional nursing practice
GNUR 360 Nursing Research for evidence based practice
HSM 110 Online: Health Care in America
Research/Scholarly Interests and Selected Publications
Regina Conway-Phillips’ research interests are in the areas of breast cancer screening, health disparities and spirituality. Her dissertation research focused on breast cancer screening behavior in African American women utilizing the Salutogenic Framework. Her current research is 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 the grounded theory approach.
Conway-Phillips, R. & Janusek, L. (2015). Exploring spirituality among African American women: Implications for promoting breast health behaviors. Holistic Nursing Practice, accepted for publication Fall 2016.
Smith, M. & Conway-Phillips, R. (2015). Sisters Saving Lives: Instituting a breast health protocol to address breast cancer disparities on the Southside of Chicago. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, accepted for publication for Fall 2016.
Conway-Phillips, R. & Janusek, L. (2014). Influence of sense of coherence, spirituality, social support and health perception on breast cancer screening motivation and behaviors in African American women. ABNF Journal, 25(3), 72-79.
Conway-Phillips, R. & Millon-Underwood, S. (2008). Breast cancer screening behaviors of African American women: A comprehensive review, analysis, and critique of nursing research. ABNF Journal, 20(4), 97-101
Conway–Phillips, R. (2014). Spirituality in Nursing Practice. Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics 4(3), E3-E5. The Johns Hopkins University Press.
Professional & Community Affiliations
Dr. Conway-Phillips is actively involved in Executive Committee, Faculty Council, HSM Program Committee and the Faculty Advisory committee –Loyola-Pulitzer Center Project.