Dr. Landrum brings a variety of nursing professional experience to Oral Roberts University. She has worked as a bedside nurse in rural and urban hospitals, delivered specialized patient care throughout the U.S. as a travel nurse, and led an interdisciplinary team as a team leader in an American College of Surgeons accredited Level I trauma center.
Dr. Landrum brings her experience with research to the nursing classroom, engaging students with evidence based practice and developing individual skills for research, analysis and dissemination of findings, and incorporating evidence based practice in the plan of care. Her research interests include the health of veterans and the effects of trauma on mental health, as well as PTSD in women who have been impacted by domestic violence.
Having served in the U.S. Army Reserves Nurse Corp., Dr. Landrum advocates for veterans and their families in the community, through participation in various veteran-focused organizations. She includes veterans as a culture in Community Nursing in the classroom and in the community. Students engage with veterans and their caregivers, as well as healthcare providers and service organizations that meet the needs of this population. She also teaches in the Nursing Leadership and Management course, which incorporates body, mind, and spirit in the development of whole leaders in nursing.
Dr. Landrum is a Jonas Scholar for Veteran Healthcare and a member of Sigma Theta Tau International. She is a lifetime member of AMSUS (Association of Military Surgeons of the U.S.) and a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Cypress, TX. She holds a Ph.D. in Nursing Science and a M.S. in Nursing, Nursing Education from Texas Woman’s University, Houston, Texas; B.S. Nursing from Capital University, Columbus, Ohio; and Diploma Nursing, Mt. Carmel School of Nursing, Columbus, Ohio.