University of Southern Indiana

Mellisa Hall

Mellisa Hall

Chair of Master of Science in Nursing Program
Nursing Program

Professor of Nursing
Nursing Program

Stone Family Center for Health Sciences - 3033

Education and Certifications 


DNP                                      Case Western Reserve University 

Post-Masters Certificate           Indiana University

MSN                                       Indiana University 

BSN                                       Indiana University 

ANP                                       1995 - ANCC 

FNP                                        1996 - ANCC 

GNP                                       2010 - ANCC 


Areas of Interest for DNP Projects

 Interested in working with doctoral students with projects focused on a variety of clinical practice concerns, including geriatric conditions.  In addition, interested in working with educationally-focused projects which will make a difference in systems change.  

 Recent Publications and Presentations


 Abel, S. Hall, M.A., Madigan, E.A., & Swartz, M.J. (2020). Empowerment of Frontline Leaders in an Online Learning, Certificate Program. Journal of Nursing Management, 28(2):359-367. doi: 10.1111/jonm.12933.

Weaver, R.W. & Hall, M.A. (2019). Improving early prostate cancer screenings in African American men. Journal of Community & Public Health Nursing, 5 (230), ISSN: 2471-9846

Abel, S.A., Hall, M. A., Swartz, M.J. & Madigan, L.  (2019).  Empowerment of Frontline Leaders in an Online Learning, Certificate Program.  Journal of Nursing Management.

Hall, M.A. (2018). Update in Type 2 diabetes mellitus medications: the many paths for control. Annals of Nursing and Practice. 5(2): 1098- 1104.

Metzger, R. * Hall, M.A. (2018).  A teaching strategy for social determinants of health screening in primary care.   Annals of Nursing and Practice. 5(3): 1099-1103. 

Rathee, E. & Hall, M.A. (2018). Impact of mother on academic success of her child(ren).    Virginia Henderson Repository, Sigma Theta Tau International.

Hall, M.A. & Riedford, K.M. (2017). Borderline personality disorders.  The Journal for NursePractitioners, 13 (9), e455-e456.

Beckham, R., Riedford, K.M., & Hall, M.A. (2017). Course mapping: Expectations visualized. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, doi

Hall, M.A. & Parker, K. (2017).  Childhood cancers: Diagnostic considerations.  The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 13 (8), e401-e402. 

Hall, M.A. (2017).  Intentionality in skin assessment: Identifying internal cancers externally.  The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 13 (6), e 287-288.

Hall, M.A. (2017).  Ischemic hepatitis: risk for sudden liver dysfunction.  The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 13 (5), e 253-254.

Hall, M.A., Hoebeke, R. E., & Wooton, A.K. (2017).  Nurse practitioner student clinical evaluation: a comparison of preceptor and faculty scoring.  Annals of Nursing and Practice, 4(1): 1075 (2017).

Hall, M.A. (2016).  Greater trochanteric bursitis pain syndrome. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 12 (9), e399-400.

 Judge, D.* & Hall, M.A. (2016). Spirituality & health education in a faith community. Home Healthcare Now, 34 (9) 532.  

Hall, M.A. & Hall, R.S. (2015). Beyond oral assessment: Dental concerns in primary care.   The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 11 (6). DOI:


2015    Does Having a Spiritual Support System Affect Those Who Self Manage Chronic Diseases? Poster       Presentation presented Midwest Nursing Research Society April 2015, Indianapolis, Indiana. Judge, D. & Hall, M.A

2015    Promoting Self-Care of Nursing Students.  Presented April, 2015 at the National Nurse Educator Summit in            San Diego, CA.   Bonhotal, S., Hall, M., & Seibert, S.

Clinical Practice 

 2005 – Present: Family Nurse Practitioner:  Tulip Tree Family Health Clinic, Fort

            Branch, IN.  Provide primary and preventative services for individuals of all ages.  

2011 – Present: Family Nurse Practitioner: Dr. C.A. Goodman, LLC. Evansville, IN

            Provide primary and preventative services for all ages.


Coalition of Advanced Practice Nurses of Indiana (CAPNI), Charter Member 

Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association 

Sigma Theta Tau International 



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