Janice Collins-McNeil, PhD, MSN, APRN, CPHN, FNP, BC

Associate Professor, DNP Coordinator

NIH Health Disparities Scholar

Email mcneiljc@wssu.edu
Phone (336) 750-2399
Office 106 FL Atkins Building

Dr. Collins-McNeil, is an Associate Professor and Coordinator of the DNP program at Winston Salem State University. Dr. Collins-McNeil has a broad range of nursing experience in Primary care and Public Health Nursing. She is an American Nurses Association, Ethnic Minority Scholar, and a National Institutes of Health-Health Disparities Scholar. Her practice and research involves working with underserved, vulnerable and at-risk populations. Dr. Collins-McNeil has participated in practice and research in adults with Type II Diabetes mellitus, Cardiovascular disease, and Mental illness symptom prevention, treatment, and management. She has provided culturally targeted research interventions and services specifically to meet the needs of African American adults in the community.  Dr. Collins-McNeil also works with an interdisciplinary team in schools, faith-based communities, and the university to improve the quality of life and opportunities for vulnerable and economically challenged persons.

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Collins-McNeil's Vitae.


Duke University, Durham, NC



Nursing Research/ Health Disparities

University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN



Nursing Science & Research

University of North Carolina Charlotte, Charlotte, NC



Public Health

University of North Carolina Charlotte, Charlotte, NC



Family Nurse Practitioner

Winston Salem State University, Winston-Salem, NC BSN 1997 Nursing

University of Kentucky Community College System





Research Interests

  • Depression
  • Diabetes self-management strategies
  • CVD risks among African American women