Pamela Evans-Smith, PhD, RN


Assistant Teaching Professor

Alberty Richardson Faculty Scholar in Medical/Surgical Nursing

Phone: 573.882.0222
Fax: 573.884.4544

S408 Sinclair School of Nursing
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211

Nursing Specialty

Critical care

Interest Area(s)

Pain management in the ICU patient


  • ADN, Moberly Area Community College, Moberly, Mo.
  • BSN, Central Methodist College, Fayette, Mo.
  • MS(N), University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo.
  • PhD, University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo.

Area of Doctoral Study

Human animal interaction with children who are obese

Bio and Professional Experience

From 1991 to 2000, I was a staff nurse at the University Hospital and Clinics. During this time I worked in the Adult ICUs, Cardiac Cath Lab and Pediatric ICU. I graduated from Mizzou in 2001 with an emphasis in Family Nurse Practitioner and began teaching at the University the same year. I continue to work at the University Hospital in the Surgical ICU.

Teaching Responsibilities

  • N3100/3300 — Pharmacology for Nursing
  • N4870 — Nursing of Adults II

Honors and Awards

  • Alberty Richardson Faculty Scholar in Medical/Surgical Nursing 
  • Outstanding Classroom Instructor
  • Betty Crim Award
  • Excellence in Education


Sigma Theta Tau Alpha Iota Chapter