Clinical Assist Prof
Dr. Merritt earned an MSN and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner credential from the University of Missouri, St. Louis and a DNP from St. Louis University.
Dr. Merritt teaches in the Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner concentration at the University of Tennessee, College of Nursing. Her research interests are in the areas of pediatric ENT, using technology to support nursing education, and innovative teaching strategies.
Additionally, Dr. Merritt is a reviewer for the Journal of Pediatric Health Care and the Journal for Nurse Practitioners. She is the current president of St. Louis Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and an active member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.