Melinda A. Merrell, PhD, MPH

Rural and Minority Health Research Center

Phone: 803.777.9103
X: @onlywayiknow

Health Services Policy & Management
University of South Carolina
220 Stoneridge Drive
Suite 204
Columbia, SC 29210

Publications - (23)





  • A National Survey of RN-to-BSN Programs: Are They Reaching Rural Students?
    Journal Article
    Rural and Minority Health Research Center
    Date: 10/2020
    This study used a national survey of RN-to-BSN programs to better understand their potential role in addressing disparities in BSN-prepared nurses in rural and urban areas. The results are needed to inform policymakers and stakeholders who are responsible for addressing the status and needs of nursing education.