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Stephanie Nikbakht, DNP, PPCNP-BC

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Assistant Professor
920 Madison, #952
Memphis, TN 38163

Curriculum Vitae

A native of Memphis, TN, Stephanie received her Bachelor's degree in Nursing from Baptist College of Health Sciences and her Master of Science degree in nursing from the Loewenberg School of Nursing at the University of Memphis with a concentrated area of study in Maternal Child Nursing Education. She obtained a Post-Master Certificate as a Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner at Union University and completed her DNP at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in December 2014.

Stephanie has been a nurse for 29 years and worked at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital for 25 years. She currently works as a pediatric nurse practitioner within the division of genetics at Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center. She has also served on the faculty at Union University, The Loewenberg School of Nursing at the University of Memphis and Murray State University in Murray, KY.

Stephanie joined the UTHSC College of Nursing in July 2015. She is an Assistant Professor and Pediatric Primary Care option coordinator in the Advanced Practice Nursing and Doctoral Studies Program. She also serves as a site evaluator for The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), is a member and is on the Continuing Education Committee for the Tennessee Nurse's Association, is president-elect of the Greater Memphis Area Association of Nurse Practitioners (GMAANP) and a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP).

Last Published: Jun 20, 2017