Nakiesha Shepherd, MSN, RN
Clinical Assistant Professor
Prof. Shepherd teaches Introduction to Medical Surgical Nursing Practicum at the University
of Memphis Loewenberg School of Nursing. In the past she has taught Nursing Concepts,
Pathophysiology, Adult Health, and Critical Care.
Prof. Shepherd’s research interest includes strategies for utilizing innovative teaching/learning
methods and health disparities.
Prof. Shepherd is a member of the Alabama League for Nursing and the National League
for nursing. Her previous service includes the Student Affairs Committee, March of
Dimes, and Search your Heart.
Prof. Shepherd obtained both a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and a Master’s
of Science in Nursing (MSN) from Samford University in Birmingham, AL.