Professor and Assistant Vice Chancellor for Interprofessional Education and Community Engagement
Department of Advanced Practice and Doctoral Studies
Hyman Administration Bldg., 62 S. Dunlap St, #400C
Memphis, TN 38163
Dr. Hartig is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Primary Care and Public Health. She is a graduate of University of Kansas (BSN, 1974) and University of Tennessee Health Science Center (MS, 1977 & PhD, 1993). She has been a College of Nursing faculty member since 1987.
Dr. Hartig has practiced as a Family Nurse Practitioner since 1977 in a variety of primary care clinics, an endocrinology specialty clinic, a nursing home and a disease management service. She also provides health care services and monitors the quality of nurse practitioner services provided at the Bobbitt Health Station, the health clinic at Memphis International Airport.
As an FNP, Dr. Hartig is very involved with the FNP program courses, especially for the DNP program. The areas of primary care, chronic illness and diabetes care are of particular interest.
Her research examines the practice activities of College of Nursing faculty. In addition to conducting quality improvement research and teaching related content in the graduate program, Dr. Hartig has written and spoken to many groups about faculty evaluation activities and development of evidence-based practice. She is a member of the Academic Nursing Center Special Interest Group and Faculty Development Committee of the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties. In these roles, she has worked on several projects to define the scholarship and quality associated with faculty practice. Dr. Hartig is also active in several health related organizations in the Memphis area.
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