Alexa Doig, PhD, RN

Curriculum Vitae

Alexa Doig
  • Chair, Division of Acute and Chronic Care, College Of Nursing
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Family And Preventive Medicine
  • Associate Professor, College Of Nursing

Biography

Education

  • Bachelor of Engineering 1991, Department of Mechanical Engineering, McGill University
  • Bachelor of Science 1998, College of Nursing, University of Utah
  • Master of Science 2001, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, College of Nursing, University of Utah
  • Doctor of Philosophy 2006, College of Nursing, University of Utah. Project: PhD Dissertation: Evaluation of a Graphical Display for Hemodynamic Monitoring

Honors & Awards

  • MUSE Professor. University of Utah, 01/01/2017
  • Fellow. Academy of Health Sciences Educators, 04/01/2014
  • Outstanding Teacher of the Year. Physician Assistant Program, University of Utah, 08/2013
  • Research Award. Sigma Theta Tau International, Gamma Rho Chapter, 04/2012
  • Excellence in Research and Scholarship. College of Nursing, University of Utah, 08/2011
  • Outstanding Teacher of the Year. Physician Assistant Program, University of Utah, 08/2010
  • Outstanding Teacher of the Year. Physician Assistant Program, University of Utah, 08/2009
  • Outstanding Teacher of the Year. Physician Assistant Program, University of Utah, 08/2008
  • Early Career Teaching Award. University of Utah, 03/2008
  • Academic Leadership Team Faculty Award for Outstanding Achievements. College of Nursing, University of Utah, 08/2007
  • Outstanding Teacher of the Year. Physician Assistant Program, University of Utah, 08/2005
  • Outstanding Teacher of the Year. Physician Assistant Program, University of Utah, 08/2004
  • Linda K. Amos Nursing Leadership Fellowship. University of Utah Health Sciences, 09/2003
  • Outstanding Teacher of the Year. Physician Assistant Program, University of Utah, 08/2000

Languages

  • English, fluent.

Career Highlights

Alexa Doig graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1992. After obtaining her BSN she worked as a staff nurse in hematology/oncology at University of Utah Healthcare. She then went on to earn her MS and PhD degrees from the University of Utah College of Nursing. She has been teaching courses in physiology and pathophysiology at the Collge of Nursing since 2001, and in 2008 won the University of Utah Early Career Teaching Award. In 2009 Dr. Doig was awarded the National Patient Safety Board Research Board grant to study the patient monitoring practices of acute care oncology nurses. In 2011 she became a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholar. In 2013 she was appointed as Chair for the Division of Acute and Chronic Care in the College of Nursing. Dr. Doig is also a Clinical Nurse Researcher at the Huntsman Cancer Hospital.