Bobby B. Bellflower DNSc, NNP
201 Rout Center for Women and Infants
Memphis, TN 38103
Department of Advanced Practice and Doctoral Studies
Memphis, TN 38163
Dr. Bellflower, a native of the Mississippi Delta, is currently part-time faculty for the Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) Program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Manager of the NNP service at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital. She has been teaching in the NNP program since 2000. Le Bonheur Children's Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care unit (NICU), a 60 bed Level IV NICU, is her main practice site and provides clinical practice for the many of the NNP students. Surgical and cardiac illnesses of the newborn and pain management are her major areas of interest, but her other major areas of interest include professional development of NNPs and the NNP role in hospitals and the community.
Dr. Bellflower is a member of the Multidisciplinary Advisory Board for the Vermont Oxford Research Network, an active member of National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN) and National Association of Neonatal Nurse Practitioners (NANNP) where she is on the national
program planning committee, past program chairman for the Memphis Area Association of Neonatal Nurses, and is a member of ANA and TNA. She is the manager of the NNP service at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital and is involved with numerous committees and groups within the hospital.