Associate Professor and Director of Nurse Anesthesia Concentration
Department of Advanced Practice and Doctoral Studies
920 Madison, #512
Memphis, TN 38163
Dr. Oswaks received her RN diploma from Holzer Medical Center School of Nursing and her certificate in nurse anesthesia from DePaul Medical Center School of Nurse Anesthesia. She received her BSN and MSN from Old Dominion University and her DNSc from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center where she has been a faculty member since 2003. She has been a CRNA for over 30 years and is a member of AANA and TANA.
Dr. Jill S. Detty Oswaks is the Director of the Nurse Anesthesia Option. She currently serves on the TANA’s Educational Committee and Sigma Theta Tau International’s Foundation Board. She is serves as a chair on-site reviewer for the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.
Dr. Oswaks has funded area of research in high reliability practice, safety and simulation. Her research in simulation includes competency, salivary biomarkers as validity of simulation scenarios and team behaviors.