College of Nursing Faculty
Stephanie Armstrong, MSN, RN
Medical University of South Carolina
College of Nursing
99 Jonathan Lucas Street
Charleston, SC 29425-1600
Telephone: (843) 792-7598
Stephanie Armstrong is an Advanced Clinical Specialist in Women’s and Infants’ Health and an Instructor in the Accelerated BSN Program. She received both her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Nursing from George Mason University. Armstrong was recently selected as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Future of Nursing Scholar, and is currently pursuing a PhD in Nursing Science at MUSC.
Armstrong’s work experience includes clinical practice at Inova Fairfax Hospital Women’s Center, one of the nation’s largest birthing facilities. She has also practiced at several community-based hospitals in Northern Virginia and Charleston, South Carolina. Ms. Armstrong has previously served as nursing faculty for both George Mason and South Carolina State Universities and has been actively involved in community-based education, teaching courses on breastfeeding, newborn, and postpartum care.
Ms. Armstrong has served in numerous leadership positions. Under her guidance, a book entitled “Do You Know A Nurse?” was developed to promote nursing as a positive career choice to school-aged children. Ms. Armstrong is also a member of Sigma Theta Tau International and the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN).
Armstrong’s areas of interest include human trafficking, cultural awareness, women’s health, social justice, and vulnerable populations. Armstrong’s dissertation work will focus on victims of sexual trafficking, the majority of whom are women and girls from disadvantaged backgrounds. Through her work in this area, Armstrong seeks to bring about improvements in awareness, recognition, interventions, and services available for trafficking victims.