Apr 12, 2024  
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Nursing

Victoria Niederhauser, Dean
Mary Gunther, Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Lynda Hardy, Associate Dean for Research
Tami Wyatt, Director of Graduate Studies and Chair of MSN Program
Sharon Davis, Chair of DNP Program
Sandra P. Thomas, Chair of PhD Program


Beebe, L., PhD – Kentucky
Farr, G., PharmD – Tennessee
Gaylord, N., PhD – Tennessee
Hall, J., PhD – San Francisco
Hardy, L., PhD – North Carolina (Chapel Hill)
Niederhauser, V., DrPH – Hawaii
Rose, K., PhD – Virginia
Thomas, S., PhD – Tennessee
Thompson, K., PhD – Maryland
Wyatt, T., PhD – Virginia

Associate Professors
Anderson, J., PhD – Florida
Brown, M., PhD – Tennessee
Gunther, M., PhD – Tennessee
Hardesty, P., PhD – Florida
Hutson, S., PhD – Maryland
Lasater, K., DNP – Tennessee
McLennon, S., PhD – Alabama (Birmingham)
Mixer, S., PhD – Northern Colorado
Myers, C., PhD – Tennessee
Roman, M., PhD – Kentucky

Assistant Professors
Abdoli, S., – Iran
Bailey, C., PhD – Tennessee
Blackburn, L., DNP – Tennessee
Bland, T., DNP – Tennessee
Bonom, J., DNP – Tennessee
Brown, A., MSN – Alabama (Birmingham)
Chyka, D., DNP – Tennessee
Davenport, L., PhD – Tennessee
Davis, S., DNP – Tennessee
Durbin, T., DNP – Tennessee
Elliott, L., DNP – Tennessee
Embler, P., PhD – Tennessee
Harris, R., PhD – Tennessee
Helton, S., MSN – Texas
Hodges, M., DNP – Tennessee
Kim, H., PhD – Virginia
Koszalinski, R., PhD – Florida
Lindley, L., PhD – North Carolina (Chapel Hill)
Moore, P., DNP – Tennessee
Mountain, B., DNP – Tennessee
Newnam, K., PhD – Virginia
Odom, L., DNP – Tennessee
Taylor, S., DNP – Tennessee
Umberger, R., PhD – Tennessee
Wright, K., DNP – Loyola (New Orleans)




Nursing   MSN
    Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist concentration    
  Family Nurse Practitioner concentration    
  Mental Health Nursing concentration    
  Nurse Anesthesia concentration    
  Nursing Administration concentration    
  Pediatric Nursing concentration    
Nursing   DNP
  Family Nurse Practitioner concentration    
  Mental Health Practitioner concentration    
  Nurse Anesthesia concentration    
  Nurse Executive Practice concentration    
  Pediatric Nursing concentration    
Nursing   PhD
Graduate Certificate Programs    
  Adult Health Nursing Clinical Nurse Specialist    
  Family Nurse Practitioner    
  Health Policy    
  Mental Health Nursing    
  Nurse Anesthesia    
  Nursing Administration    
  Nursing Education    
  Pediatric Nursing    

The College of Nursing was established in July 1971. The master’s program was initiated in 1976 and approval for the doctoral program was granted in 1988. For more information, contact the Director of MSN or PhD Program, The University of Tennessee, College of Nursing, 1200 Volunteer Boulevard, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-4180; (865) 974-4151.

College research efforts are coordinated through the Center for Nursing Research.