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Rita Williams

Assistant Professor of Nursing-Psychiatric


Rita L. Williams joined the OBU Nursing faculty as Assistant Professor of Nursing in August 2014. Her professional memberships focus on nurse executive/leadership, public health, community health nursing, regulatory and nurse practice. She is certified in Case Management, Mental Health Service Training as well as Suicide Prevention and Gatekeeper Instructor Training. Her work experience includes mental health in children, adolescent, adult and geri-adult populations, chemical dependency, oncology, post-partum, renal transplant and case management in adult cardiovascular populations

Primary Teaching Area

  • Mental Health
  • Geriatrics


  • B.S.N., Langston University
  • M.S.N., Langston University

Selected Publications

Co-Authored: The Fetal Infant Mortality Review Annual Report 2009, Be Breast Care Aware; A Service Directory for Logan County and immediate surrounding areas and The Eagle, March 30, 2010.