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Laura Reed, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, CNE

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Associate Professor
FNP Concentration Coordinator
874 Union Ave., Room 327
Memphis, TN 38163

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Laura Reed is an Associate Professor and is the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Concentration Coordinator. She joined the faculty of the University of Tennessee (UT) Health Science Center College of Nursing as an Assistant Professor in the FNP Concentration in July 2014. She is a graduate of the UT Health Science Center (BSN, 1986 and MSN, 1990) and earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) from the University of Alabama (2014). She is a nationally Certified Nurse Educator (2023) and is certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner (1990).

Dr. Reed has practiced in a wide variety of primary care settings including end-stage renal disease, transplantation, and internal medicine. She currently sees patients at the UT Family Medicine- St. Francis clinic. Dr. Reed’s teaching responsibilities include Advanced Health Assessment, FNP didactic, clinical courses, Advanced Role Development, and the DNP project courses. Her area of scholarship focuses on the management of chronic disease processes in the primary care setting and APRN education. She also incorporates telehealth and remote patient monitoring in her patient care.

Dr. Reed is a member of the College of Nursing All-Faculty and DNP Faculty committees and the UT Health Science Center Faculty Senate. She is a member of the Greater Memphis Area Advanced Practice Nurses (GMAAPN) where she is a past- president and currently a board member/representative to the TN Access to Care Coalition and currently serves as Coalition Chairperson. She is a member of the Tennessee Nurses Association (TNA), Tennessee Simulation Alliance, American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF), North American Menopause Society (NAMS), and Sigma Theta Tau.

Jan 25, 2024