Dr. Samantha McDowell is originally from Gallion, Alabama but has spent the majority of her adult life serving as a military spouse. Samantha has been a professional nurse for 32 years and has a passion for both the elderly population and Women’s Health. She has traveled abroad to provide medical care to people in need and has a true passion for others.

We are proud to welcome “Sam” and know that she will become a valued member of our Baldwin GYN & Aesthetics family.

In addition to her work and studies, Samantha enjoys spending time with her family, and traveling with her husband, Bob. They have one daughter, Leigh Ellen, who is currently a Registered Nurse serving in the United States Air Force.

Licensure/Certification

1989 – 1996
Licensed Practical Nurse
1996 – present
Registered Nurse
2017 – present
Family Nurse Practitioner Certification
2021
Doctor of Nursing Practice

Professional Affiliations

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
Sigma Theta Tau International
American Association of Nurse Practitioners
Bay Area Nurse Practitioner Association

Education

1989
LPN – Hobson State Technical College; Thomasville, AL
1996
ADN – Wallace Community College; Selma, AL
2014
BSN – Auburn University; Montgomery, AL
2017
MSN – Auburn University; Auburn, AL
2021
DNP – Auburn University; Montgomery, AL

Health Related Training

April 2021
Basic Life Saving
October 2020
Fracture Liaison Service Certificate
April 2017
Nexplanon Training (Merck)
November 1998
ACLS

Volunteer Service/Awards

Study Abroad and Medical Mission Trip to Quito, Ecuador with Auburn University and Servants In Faith And Technology (SIFAT), March 2017
Twenty-six years of volunteer service to the U.S. Army and Special Forces Regiment.
Family Readiness Group, Senior Advisor, 2005-2015

Commander’s Award for Public Service Medal, 2007, second award 2015
Outstanding Civilian Service Medal, 2014
Iron Mike Volunteer Award, 2006

Career

Present
Adjunct Faculty (FNP Program and DNP Program) – Auburn University Montgomery
2018- 2019
Family Nurse Practitioner – Montgomery, AL
2011-2012
RN Clinical Consultant – Fayetteville, NC
2014-2015
RN Clinical Consultant – Fayetteville, NC
2009-2010
RN Supervisor – Montgomery, AL
2006-2009
Director of Nursing – Fayetteville, NC
2002-2005
Assistant Director of Nursing – Tampa, FL