Dr. Myers earned a Doctorate of Philosophy Degree (PhD) and a Master’s Degree in Nursing from the University of Tennessee and a Bachelor in Sciences Degree in Biology from the University of West Florida.
Dr. Myers is a Professor in the College of Nursing. She teaches graduate-level health policy and health services courses and coordinates an inter-disciplinary graduate certificate program in health policy. Myers is a leader in the use of policy, advocacy, and media to promote population health, including healthcare access, rural health, Medicaid, and APRN full practice authority. She conducts research that centers on policymaking and health services with an emphasis on access to care, TennCare, public health programs, and Advanced Practice Registered Nurses.
Dr. Myers is the creator and co-host of HealthConnections, a radio show on WUOT-FM, the Knoxville NPR-affiliate. Myers blogs, is an avid Tweeter, and author of OpEds and other commentaries. Myers is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, Senior Fellow at the Center for Health Policy and Media Engagement at George Washington University, and a Faculty Policy Fellow with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.
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Dr. Myers’ Curriculum Vitae