UNCW Mourns the Loss of Nursing Faculty Member Micah Scott

Friday, July 19, 2019

The UNCW community is saddened to share news of the passing of faculty member Micah Scott, who died on July 11 after a courageous battle with cancer.

She joined the UNCW School of Nursing as the family nurse practitioner program coordinator in August 2016. Her research interests included military and veterans care and families clinical simulation in nurse practitioner education. 

She began her nursing career as a staff nurse in the adolescent unit at the Portsmouth Psychiatric Unit in Virginia before moving to Sentara Norfolk General where she worked in the emergency room and the coronary care unit. She transitioned to academia in 1998 when she began working as a nurse educator at Old Dominion University, serving as the program director for the school’s family nurse practitioner program.

She earned a Ph.D. from Hampton University, a master’s from Virginia Commonwealth University and a bachelor’s from Old Dominion University. 

The UNCW College of Health and Human Services will hold a celebration of her life in August.