Keevia Porter, DNP, NP-C, RN
BSN/MSN Programs Department
920 Madison Ave, #1019
Memphis, TN 38163
Dr. Keevia Yvette Porter, a Memphis native, is a 2011 graduate from University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center's (UTHSC) Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program with an emphasis in Public Health Nursing. She earned her BSN from the University of Memphis in 1998 and her MSN (administration) from Union University in 2003. She later earned a family nurse practitioner post-graduate certificate from the University of Memphis in 2007.
Dr. Porter has been a registered nurse (RN) since 1999, a nurse educator since 2005, and a nurse practitioner (NP) since 2008. Her experiences include working as an RN in post-trauma, telemetry, medical/surgical, step-down, long-term care, rehabilitative therapy, and nursing management. As an NP, she has worked in home-based medicine, ambulatory and retail healthcare clinics, diabetes consulting, hospice, and rehabilitative healthcare. As an educator, she has taught both didactic and clinical for the undergraduate and graduate levels. As an assistant professor in the college of nursing, she teaches in the BSN and MSN options in various courses. She is the course and clinical coordinator for Health of Populations and Professional Roles.
She is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Sigma Theta Tau, National League of Nursing, Tennessee Nurses Association, and American Nurses Association. She also currently serves on the board of the YWCA of Greater Memphis.