Welcome to Arkansas State University!

Dr. Bilinda Lane Norman

Assistant Professor of Nursing


  • DNP - Arkansas State University
  • MSN - Arkansas State University
  • BSN - Arkansas State University

Professional Credentials

  • MSN
  • BSN
  • APRN / Clinical Nurse Specialist Certification - ANCC
  • Certified Diabetes Educator - DCBDE

Teaching Specialties

  • Medical Surgical
  • Diabetes
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist

Research Interests

  • Diabetes
  • Complications of Diabetes
  • Renal Disease
  • Nuse Educator
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist


  • Arkansas Nurses Association
  • Arkansas Nurses Association District
  • National League of Nurses
  • Sigma Theta Tau
  • American Association of Diabetes Educators
  • Northeast Arkansas Nurse Practitioner Association

Ms. Norman has been an Assistant Professor Nursing at Arkansas State University since August 2010 during which she has taught in the BSN traditional and accelerated programs as well as the RN to BSN program. She has taught didactic and clinical courses as well as Health Assessment and Fundamentals of Nursing. She is now teaching in the Community Health setting at various sites for the senior BSN students.  She serves as co-advisor to the Student Nurses Association on campus ans is n the board of directors for the ASU Nutrition program. She is also a co-coordinator for the diabetes center on campus. Prior to coming to ASU she was employed by NEA Baptist Clinic as an Advanced Practice Nurse and Certified Diabetes Educator for over 18 years. Her duties included patient and staff education, disease management and design of the Diabetes Management Program. She specialized in the care of Type 1, Type 2 and Gestational Diabetes patients and their families. She worked closely with the patient and physician in medication, complication and disease management.