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Christina Wallace Wills, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC

Memphis Peabody

Assistant Professor
874 Union Ave., Room 442
Memphis, TN 38163

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Christina Wills joined the College of Nursing, Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention as an Assistant Professor in January 2021. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Middle Tennessee State University School of Nursing in 2011 and completed her DNP from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing in 2016. She is an assistant professor in the Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner concentration. She holds a certification as a Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner. Christina has been a nurse for 11 years and has spent the majority of her time working in the Hematology/Oncology setting at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Dr. Wills has dedicated most of her clinical practice to the care of children and adolescents with hematological and oncological diseases. Her career in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology began as a Registered Nurse in August 2012. She transitioned to the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Role within the St. Jude Hematology Department in July 2017, where she became the co-lead practitioner for the General Hematology Clinic. Her clinical practice includes diagnosing and managing autoimmune hemolytic anemias, congenital hemolytic anemias, iron-deficiency anemias, G6PD deficiencies, immune thrombocytopenias, and may-hegglin anomalies. She is also a clinician in the sickle cell disease & Hemostasis clinics.

Dr. Wills is a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) and the Blues City NAPNAP chapter. She also maintains memberships in the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) & Memphis/Midsouth Oncology Advanced Practice Association (APHON).

Last Published: Aug 6, 2021