Nayomi Walton

Assistant Professor


College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions

PhD University of Connecticut Nursing

MS University of Connecticut Nursing

BS University of Connecticut Nursing

Nayomi Walton holds a bachelor of science in nursing, a master's degree in nursing, and a PhD in nursing from the University of Connecticut. Her dissertation focused on improving quality of care for persons with dementia. Her dissertation is titled Improving transitions of care for persons with dementia from the hospital to the long-term care setting: A mixed methods study. While attending graduate school at the University of Connecticut, Dr. Nayomi Walton was awarded the Jonas Nurse Scholar Program Scholarship. Dr. Nayomi Walton worked as a graduate assistant at the University of Connecticut. She worked in the Center for Nursing Scholarship providing support to professors with projects and agendas related to research. She has also taught nursing students in the simulation lab, which provides students with an opportunity to engage in hands-on experience with patient care. Prior to arriving at the University of Hartford, Dr. Nayomi Walton was an assistant professor at Westfield State University. Dr. Nayomi Walton's specialty is in psychiatric nursing, however, she worked as a medical-surgical nurse for the majority of her nursing career.


Medical-Surgical Nursing Psychiatric Nursing Dementia Care