Position: Professor & Helen Zebarth Chair in Nursing
Location: Health & Life Sciences Building Office 153
Phone: (540) 665-5512
B.S. N., Cum Laude, West Virginia Wesleyan College; M.S.N. University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (FNP concentration); P.hD. University of Virginia
Fields of Expertise:
Family Nurse Practitioner, board certified by the American Nurses Credentiality Center.
Family nurse practitioner at Love Memorial Clinic, a rural health clinic in Moorefield, WV. Previously worked as a family nurse practitioner in private family practice, a community health center in rural West Virginia and in the emergency department at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Currently is the author of a monthly department publication, Mobile Apps for Nurse Practitioners, in the Journal for Nurse Practitioners.
With twenty years of family nurse practitioner practice behind me, in “””” I responded to the challenge of sharing my experiences with nursing students and assisting them to become advanced nurse practitioner providers of primary health care. This experience has been and continues to be
very rewarding for me.
Married. Pianist at Garrett’s Chapel United Methodist Church.
Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners
This website provides information about the statewide professional organization for nurse practitioners.
American Nurses Credentialing Center
Board certifies nurses in many area of specialty including family nurse practitioner.
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
A national organization of nurse practitioners that also offers board certification for family nurse practitioners.