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College of Nursing

Faculty and Staff

Margaret J. Selph, DNP, APRN, ANP-C

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Advanced Professional Nursing Practice & Leadership
College of Nursing
Phone: 803-576-6369

College of Nursing
University of South Carolina
1601 Greene Street, Room 509
Columbia, SC 29208-4001 
United States 



Dr. Selph received her Master of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice in 2014 from the Medical University of South Carolina. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Illinois Wesleyan University in 2005. 


Dr. Selph teaches in the undergraduate and graduate programs. Most recently, she has taught NURS 311, NURS 324 and NURS 718. 


Dr. Selph’s research interests involve process improvement and addressing barriers to access to care among vulnerable populations. 

Professional Service

Dr. Selph is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and the Capitol Nurse Practitioner Group.  

Professional Practice

Dr. Selph is a board certified adult nurse practitioner. She currently practices at the Free Medical Clinic in Columbia, SC and serves adult, uninsured low-income patients. As an RN, Dr. Selph worked in the Emergency Department. 

Publications (selected)

Selph, M.J. (2014). Decreasing non-value-added nursing time transporting stable patients from the Emergency Department. Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal, 36 (4): 367-372.

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