Tag: UTHSC Doctor of Nursing Practice Program

Like Mother, Like Daughter: UTHSC Nursing Legacy Continues in Houston County

Mother and daughter share love for nursing instilled in them by the UTHSC College of Nursing.

Continuity of care is more than a philosophy at the Hilcrest Clinic in Erin, Tennessee. It is a way of life. For nearly 30 years, Robin Black, FNP, BC, PNP, BC, has worked as a nurse practitioner at the small, privately-owned clinic in rural Houston County. Her daughter Piper Black, BSN, hopes to follow in… Read More

Journey from MD to Nurse Practitioner Culminates at UTHSC College of Nursing

practitioner, she feels her life's journey has brought her to her work caring for children.

When Filipina “Pin” Cevallos Schnabel was a teenager, a jellyfish bite triggered mastocytosis – an illness involving the mast cells – which introduced her to the health care world as a regular visitor to emergency rooms in her home country of the Philippines. Mast cells are involved in allergic reactions, and Dr. Schnabel suffers from… Read More

UTHSC Nursing Student Serves on COVID-19 Front Line in New York City


Amber Gordon, RN, just completed 21 straight days of 12-hour shifts serving as a nurse in one of the hospitals that was hardest-hit by COVID-19 – Elmhurst Hospital in Queens, New York. Gordon, of Memphis, is a registered nurse and a student in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program in the University of Tennessee… Read More