Twila Sterling-Guillory, PhD,RN, FNP-BC

  • Twila Sterling-Guillory
    • Assistant  Professor
    • McNeese State University
      College of Nursing
      P. O. Box 90415
      Lake Charles, LA 70609-0415
    • PHONE: (337) 475-5542



      • PhD Southern University
      • M.S.N. McNeese State University
      • B.S.N. McNeese State University


Licensure and Board Certifications

  • Louisiana State Board of Nursing – Registered Nurse and Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
  • Family Nurse Practitioner – American Nurses Credentialing Center

Academic Positions

Professional Affiliations

  • Sigma Theta Tau International
  • National League of Nursing

Areas of Research Interest

  • Overweight and Obesity in African American Adolescents

Selected Publications & Presentations

  • Podium Presentation: (August 10, 2012) (TRIP) The Relationship of Dietary Patterns, Physical, Self-Perception  and HRQOL among normal weight and overweight African American Female Adolescents living in  Souyhwest Louisiana      
  • Podium Presentation: (April 19, 2012) Academic Summit on Service Learning-FYI UR BMI is PDI (For your Information your BMI is pretty darn important)
  • Poster Presentation: (February 23, 2012) SNRS- The Relationship of Dietary Patterns, Physical, Self-Perception and HRQOL among normal weight and overweight African American Female Adolescents living in Southwest Louisiana            
  • Faculty Colloquia Presentation: (January 28, 2010 ) Recruitment and Retention of high School Seniors into Nursing in Calcasieu Parish
  • Poster Presentation: (April 30, 2010) Louisiana State Nurse AssociationDual Enrollment as A Strategy to Recruit Nursing Students 
  • Poster Presentation: (April 3, 2009) Research Symposium Southern University Assessing Physical Activity in Obese Adolescents: Review of Literature      

Selected Funded Projects and Research

  • Dual Enrollment as a Strategy to Recruit and Retain Nursing Students (with A.Warner, R. Riley), Johnson & Johnson, 2008
  • Pinnacle Award- FYI UR BMI IS PDI Associate Degree Nursing students involved in educating African American female adolescents about BMI, nutrition, and the consequences. Service Learning Project, 2011