KEN TILLMAN, PHD, MSN, RN
Associate Professor and Department Head
Southeastern Louisiana University School of Nursing
Hammond LA 70402
Doctor of Philosophy, Louisiana State University, 2006
Master of Science in Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 1989
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of South Alabama, 1984
Licensure and Board Certifications
- Registered Nurse in Louisiana
Associate Professor and Department Head, Southeastern Louisiana University School of Nursing, 2019 – present
Associate Provost of Health Sciences and Nursing, Northshore Technical Community College, 2017- 2019
Dean of Health Sciences and Nursing, Northshore Technical Community College, 2016-2017
Adjunct Faculty (Doctoral Program) William Carey University Joseph and Nancy Fail School of Nursing, 2017-2019
Associate Professor and Associate Dean of Academic Programs, East Tennessee State University College of Nursing, 2015-2016
Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Programs, East Tennessee State University College of Nursing, 2013-2014
Contributing Faculty, Walden University, 2010-2013
Assistant Professor, Southeastern Louisiana University School of Nursing, 2007- 2013Instructor, Southeastern Louisiana University School of Nursing, 2000- 2007
American Nurses Association
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
Selected Publications & Presentations
Tillman, K., and Sparks, M., Establishing a Medical Assistant/Medic-to-LPN Apprenticeship Program in Louisiana: Lessons Learned, 16th Annual Louisiana Community and Technical College System Conference, New Orleans, LA, September 26-28, 2018.
Tillman, K., Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms: Promoting Awareness, screenings and Patient Support, Society for Vascular Nursing 34th Annual Convention, Orlando, FL, April 20, 2016.
Tillman, K. & Creel, E. (2016). Enhancing Caring of LGBT Persons: Lived Experience of Second-Degree Baccalaureate Nursing Students in the Southern United States. International Journal for Human Caring, 20(4), 176-181.
Tillman, K., and Creel, E., Enhancing a Spirit of Caring and Acceptance for LGBT Persons, 36th Annual International Association for Human Caring Conference, New Orleans, LA, May 20-23, 2015.
Lee, D. & Tillman, K. (2014). An overview of testosterone supplementation therapy. American Journal of Men’s Health. DOI: 10.1177/1557988314556671
Baker, K., Proctor-Williams, K., Blackwelder, R., Cross, B., and Tillman, K.Interprofessional Education and Faculty Attitudes, Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) 2014 Fall IPEC Institute, Herndon, VA, October 7-9, 2014
Lee, D., and Tillman, K. Testosterone Deficiency: What APRNs Should Know, American Assembly for Men in Nursing 39th Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO, October 15-18, 2014.
Tillman, K., and Creel, E., Promoting Competency of Baccalaureate Nursing Students in the Care of LGBT Persons, American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s 2014 Baccalaureate Education Conference, Baltimore, MD, November 20-22, 2014.
Landry, T., and Tillman, K., Patients’ Perceptions of Being Cared for by Male Nurses, American Assembly for Men in Nursing 38th Annual Conference, Newark, NJ, October 25, 2013
Tillman, K., Lee, D. & Whitty K. (2012). Abdominal aortic aneurysm: An often asymptomatic and fatal men’s health issue. American Journal of Men’s Health. DOI:10.1177/1557988312464195
Tillman, K., Creel, E. and Pryor, S., Promoting Cultural Competence and Professionalism in the Care of LGBT Persons: A Community-based Learning Experience for Accelerated Baccalaureate Program Students, American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s 2012 Baccalaureate Education Conference, San Antonio, TX, November 16, 2012.
Tillman, K., and Lee, D., The Importance of Education and Screening Programs in Preventing Death from Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Rupture in Men, American Assembly for Men in Nursing 37th Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, October 25, 2012
Whitty, K., Cormier, C. & Tillman, K. (2011). BSN students’ perceptions of service learning. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 15(3), 37-41.
Creel, E., and Tillman, K.Stigmatization of Overweight Patients by Nurses, Sigma Theta Tau International 41st Biennial Convention, Grapevine, TX. October 30, 2011
Creel, E. & Tillman, K. (2011). Stigmatization of overweight patients by nurses. The Qualitative Report, 16(5), 1330-1351.
Hathorn, D., Machtmes, K. & Tillman, K. (2009). The lived experience of nurses working with student nurses in the clinical environment. The Qualitative Report. 14(2), 227-244
Tillman, K., and Lee, D., Exploring Men’s Communication and Learning Styles: The Influence of Gender and Generational Differences, American Assembly for Men in Nursing 34th Annual Conference, Cincinnati, OH, October 23, 2009
Creel, E., & Tillman, K. (2008). The meaning of spirituality among nonreligious persons with chronic illness. Holistic Nursing Practice. 22(6), 303-309.
Tillman, K., Machtmes, K. & Hathorn, D. (2008). Masculinity: Consider the myths and realities for men in nursing. Journal of Men in Nursing. 3(1), 23-28.