2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Nov 29, 2020  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

College of Nursing


Victoria Niederhauser, Dean
Sadie Hutson, Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Tami Wyatt, Associate Dean for Research
Nan Gaylord, Associate Dean for Practice and Global Affairs
Terrica Durbin, Interim Assistant Dean, Graduate Programs
Shelia Swift, Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Programs
Terrica Durbin, Chair of DNP Program
Sandra P. Thomas, Chair of PhD Program

https://con.utk.edu

Professors
Beebe, L., PhD – Kentucky
Brewer, T., PhD – Ohio (Case Western Reserve)
Brown, M.L., PhD – Tennessee
Gaylord, N., PhD – Tennessee
Hardesty, P., PhD – North Carolina (Barry)
Hutson, S., PhD – Pennsylvania
Myers, C., PhD – Tennessee
Niederhauser, V., DrPH – Hawaii
Thomas, S., PhD – Tennessee
Thompson, K., PhD – Maryland
Wyatt, T., PhD – Virginia

Associate Professors
Anderson, J., PhD – North Carolina (Wake Forest)
Bonom, J., DNP – Tennessee
Carter-Templeton, H., PhD – Tennessee
Cornette, R., DNP – Kentucky
Durbin, T., DNP – Tennessee
Elliott, L., DNP – Tennessee (Vanderbilt)
Gunther, M., PhD – Tennessee
Harris, R., PhD – Tennessee
Lasater, K., DNP – Tennessee
Lindley, L., PhD – North Carolina (Chapel Hill)
Mixer, S., PhD – Northern Colorado
Swift, S., PhD – Tennessee

Assistant Professors
Abdoli, S., – Iran (Shadid Beheshti)
Ahn, S., PhD – Minnesota
Alberding, J., DNP – Tennessee
Bailey, C., PhD – Tennessee
Beeler, L., PhD – Tennessee
Berg, T., PhD – Tennessee
Brown, K., DNP – Tennessee
Davenport, L., PhD – Tennessee
Dutra, S., PhD – Florida
Embler, P., PhD – Tennessee
Fishbein, C., DNP – Ohio (Wright State)
Helton, S., MSN – Texas Woman’s
Hessock, M., DNP – Tennessee
Huffman, C., DNP – Tennessee
Hurt, M., DNP – Tennessee (Vanderbilt)
Johnson, M., DNP – Tennessee
Kojima, F., PhD – Nebraska
Merritt, L., DNP – Ohio (St. Louis)
Moore, P., DNP – Tennessee
Morgan, E., DNP – Tennessee
Morgan, K., PhD – Tennessee
Neal, A., DNP – Tennessee
Newnam, K., PhD – Virginia
Roberson, P., PhD – Tennessee
Sagherian, K., PhD – Maryland
Shearer, J., PhD – Tennessee
Smith, J., PhD – Kentucky
Taylor, S., DNP – Tennessee
Tourville, J., DNP – Tennessee (Vanderbilt)
Vitori, T., PhD – Kentucky

Majors, Degrees
Nursing Major, MSN  
  Nurse Anesthesia Concentration
Nursing Major, DNP  
  Family Nurse Practitioner Concentration
  Nurse Anesthesia Concentration
  Nurse Executive Practice Concentration
  Pediatric Primary/Acute Care Dual Nurse Practitioner Concentration
  Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Concentration
  Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Concentration
Nursing Major, PhD  
Graduate Certificates
  Family Nurse Practitioner Graduate Certificate  
  Health Policy Graduate Certificate  (joint certificate with the Department of Public Health)
  Healthcare Informatics Graduate Certificate  
  Nurse Executive Practice Graduate Certificate  
  Nursing Education Graduate Certificate  
  Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Graduate Certificate  
  Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Graduate Certificate  
  Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Graduate Certificate  
   

The College of Nursing was established in July 1971. The master’s program was initiated in 1976; the PhD program approved  in 1988; and the DNP program launched in 2011. For more information, contact the office of Student Services Graduate Advisor, The University of Tennessee, College of Nursing, 1200 Volunteer Boulevard, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-4180; (865) 974-4151.

College research efforts are coordinated through the Office of Research Administration.