Dr. Nora Gough-Davis, DNP, MBA, MSNS, APRN, FNP-BC
Nora is a native of Mound Bayou, MS. She is the daughter of the late Dr. Walter C. Gough, M.D. and Mrs. May Bailey Gough. Dr. Gough-Davis received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and Chemistry from Mississippi Valley State University in 1999 graduating as the Valedictorian of her class. During her academic years at Mississippi Valley State University, Dr. Gough-Davis was a Presidential Scholar for all four academic years, a member of the Mississippi Alliance for Minority Participation (MAMP), Beta Kappa Chi Honor Society, the Women's Basketball Team, and the Eta Alpha Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Upon graduating from Mississippi Valley State University, Dr. Gough-Davis began a career as a science and pre-algebra teacher, girls' basketball assistant coach and girls' softball head coach for the North Bolivar School District. In 2003, the girls' basketball team achieved tjheir first Girls' State 2A Basketball Championship. In 2002, Dr. Gough-Davis earned a Master of Science in Natural Sciences from Delta State University in Cleveland, MS.
In 2005 Dr. Gough-Davis received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree from Delta State University. In 2009, she received a Masters Of Science in Nursing from Delta State University. In 2012, she received a Masters in Business Administration with a focus in Health Care Management from the University of Phoenix. In 2014, she received a Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree from Delta State University.
In June 2009, Dr. Gough-Davis began her career as a Family Nurse Practitioner at North Delta Medicine Clinic in Clarksdale, MS until departing in 2012. In August 2012, Dr. Gough-Davis opened her own family practice clinic, Shaw Family Medical, LLC in Shaw, MS. In August 2016, she re-opened her mother and late father’s clinic, Gough's Family Medical Clinic in Drew, MS. She has served as a clinical preceptor for at least 26 nurse practitioner students from various universities. Several of the nurse practitioner students have progressed to opening their own clinics in the MS Delta.
In addition to providing care to patients across the lifespan, the clinic has provided several other services with the goal of improving the health of community. In 2018, Dr. Gough-Davis opened 4 school-based clinics providing care to students, staff, and the community in the North and West Bolivar Consolidated School Districts with no out-of-pocket expense to any children, their parents, or the school districts: Shaw Family Medical has provided biannual Allied Health Scholarships to graduating seniors interested in careers in health care.
In November 2017, Nora was selected as the Rural Health Champion by the Myrlie Evers-Williams Institute for the Education of Health Disparities. She was also presented with Birdie Griffin Health Care Award by the United Family Life Center.
In January 2019, Nora co-founded Making Moves in the Community (MMIC), a nonprofit organization aimed at improving the health of the Delta by providing health education through music and other cultural activities. In September 2019, MMIC held it first annual Health and Blues Extravaganza where free health screenings, health education, and free concert access was provided wjicb included several local and international blues and R&B talent.
In August, 2020, Dr. Davis begin her career as an Assistant Professor of Nursing at the Robert E. Smith School of Nursing at Delta State University. In August 2021, she was assigned an additional role as the Undergraduate Program Coordinator.
Nora’s favorite quote is “If I can help somebody as I pass along, then my living shall not be in vane.”
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SHAW FAMILY MEDICAL &
A Brand New Me Wellness Center
112 W Peeler Ave
Shaw, MS 38773
Phone: (662) 754-3301
GOUGH'S FAMILY MEDICAL CLINIC
189 N Main Street
Drew, MS 38737
Shaw Family Medical
Mon - Thur
8:00 AM-5:00 PM
5:30 PM-9:00 PM (telehealth only)
8:00 AM-12:00 PM
10:00 AM- 9:00 PM (telehealth only)
2:00 PM - 9:00 PM (telehealth only)
Gough's Family Medical Clinic
8:00 AM-5:00 PM
8:00 AM-12:00 PM
7 Days Per Week
8:00AM until 9:00 PM
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