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Dr. Darrell Spurlock, Jr. is a nurse researcher and college professor based in Columbus, Ohio.

Dr. Spurlock has conducted studies in medical and nursing education and is currently involved with several clinical and educational studies.  As a college teacher, Dr. Spurlock has taught courses on research methods, quality improvement, leadership, and education.

Outside of health topics, Dr. Spurlock is interested in technology, social media, and his shelter rescue dog – a Siberian Husky. Dr. Spurlock lives in Columbus, Ohio with his wife who is also a nurse.


Dr. Spurlock’s current CV (in Google Doc/Word format) can be viewed here.


PhD, MS: Psychology
MSN: Nursing Administration
BSN: Nursing


Mount Carmel College of Nursing
The Ohio State University College of Nursing

Research Interest Areas

Health psychology
Evidence-based practice
Nursing education
Health systems/leadership


Dr. Spurlock is available for consulting work in the following areas:

  • Measurement, assessment, & evaluation of educational and health programs
  • Evidence-based practice integration into curricula and practice environments
  • Quality & patient safety evaluation and improvement
  • Dissertation & thesis advisement, editing, and data analysis

If you have questions for Dr. Spurlock, he can be reached by email here or by phone at 614-656-2202.