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Diana Dedmon, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC


Dr. Diana Dedmon

Assistant Professor
Director of Clinical Affairs
Michael Carter Endowed Professorship
874 Union Ave., Room 346
Memphis, TN 38163

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Diana Dedmon joined the University of Tennessee (UT) Health Science Center College of Nursing faculty in 2019 as Assistant Professor, Director of Clinical Affairs, and holder of the Michael Carter Endowed Professorship. She earned her nursing diploma from the Baptist School of Nursing, her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Union University, her Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) from UT Health Science Center’s College of Nursing, and her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) from the University of Alabama, Birmingham.

Dr. Dedmon has had the opportunity to serve as a Family Nurse Practitioner since 1999 in primary care clinics in rural West Tennessee and most recently at Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare in Memphis, TN.  Dr. Dedmon is very passionate about hypertension education, diabetes control, and diabetes management, assuring that care is delivered in an appropriate setting and that quality of care and evidence-based practice are priorities. She is the Principal Investigator (PI) on a $3.9 million, four-year grant that will enable the college to provide health care to two rural counties using a mobile health unit. The grant will also allow the college to integrate rural health education into its undergraduate and graduate programs.

Dr. Dedmon’s research focuses on developing nurse-led clinics to address health disparities and meet the wellness needs of rural and underserved populations in West Tennessee, Northwest Mississippi, and Northeast Arkansas. Dr. Dedmon holds memberships in several nursing organizations including the Tennessee Nurses Association, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties, the Mobile Health Association, the Rural Health Association of Tennessee, and the National Rural Health Association.

Feb 7, 2024