Cheryl M. Killion, PhD, RN, FAAN

Associate Professor
Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing

Teaching Information

Teaching Interests

  • Cultural Aspects of Health
  • Family Health
  • Qualitative Research Methodology

Research Information

Research Interests

  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Housing Instability and Health
  • Health Disparities
  • Self-Management among African-Americans

Research Projects

  • Principal Investigator, “Social and Environmental Barriers to Health for African American Families Residing in Public Housing,” National Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities, 2002-2005.
  • Principal Investigator, “Complementary and Alternative Healing Practices among Elderly, Urban-Dwelling African Americans,” Research Infrastructure Grant, 2006-2007.



Doctor of Philosophy
University of California
Master of Arts
University of California
Master of Science
Maternal Child Nursing
University of Colorado
Bachelor of Science
Southern Illinois University