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Dorothy McGill, M.S., RN-BC

Title: Senior Lecturer

Office: Health & Natural Sciences, Dahlonega
Areas of Expertise: medical-surgical care of adult, pain management


Mrs. McGill has been a Registered Nurse for over 40 years specializing in medical-surgical care, post-anesthesia nursing, and chronic pain management. She is ANCC Board Certified in Pain Management Nursing. Her roles in healthcare have included staff nursing, nursing administration, continuing education, and community outreach.

Courses Taught

  • BSN Program-Pharmacology,  Cultural and Health Assessment, Health Policy, Finance, and Regulation
  • RN-BSN Program- Synthesis of Nursing Practice, Health Policy, Finance, and Regulation,


  • M.S., Nursing Education, North Georgia College and State University, 2010
  • BSN, Nursing, Medical College of Georgia, 1977
  • ADN, Nursing, Georgia State University, 1975

Research/Special Interests

  • Pain Management, medical surgical care of the adult
  • Faculty advisor for GANS-UNG

Work Experience

  • UNG Dahlonega Ga- Rn-BSN, and BSN program 2014-now
  • Gwinnett Technical College. Lawrenceville, Ga - ADN Nursing Program 2011-1014
  • Northside Hospital Pain Management  Atlanta/Cumming , Ga. 1993-2011
  • Northside Hospital PACU  Atlanta, Ga . 1992-1994
  • St Joseph’s Hospital Atlanta Ga   Cardiovascular Unit, charge and staff 1982-1985
  • Always Care Inc. Atlanta, Ga  Hospice Care 1979--1982 
  • Decatur Hospital, Decatur Ga. Nursing Supervisor and staff  1976-1979
  • Grady Memorial Hospital. Atlanta, Ga.  Burn Unit, staff 1975-1977

Personal Information

Mrs. McGill is married and has 3 grown daughters and two grandsons. She loves camping, the beach, spending time on her farm in Lincolnton, gardening, and being with her family.

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