Associate Dean of Research, Torchbearer Professor
Dr. Tami Wyatt earned her graduate degrees from the University of Virginia; a PhD in nursing research, a Masters in critical care nursing, and a Master’s in instructional design and technology. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from Radford University.
Dr. Wyatt has been a nurse educator for over 25 years and is a certified nurse educator and healthcare simulation educator. Dr. Wyatt is the Torchbearer Professor, the Associate Dean of Research, and a Co-Director of the Health Information Technology & Simulation Lab along with her research partner. Dr. Wyatt is also the Co-Vice Chair of the University of Tennessee’s institutional review board (IRB) and is leading an IRB accreditation work group.
Dr. Wyatt has served as a district President for the Virginia Nurses Association and President of Gamma Chi, a chapter of Sigma Theta Tau. She is currently a co-owner and President of Academic Technology Innovations. Dr. Wyatt has received grants from the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation and from private corporations for her work related to technology improving consumer and professional health education. She is a Fellow in the Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse program, a Fellow in the Academy of Nursing and the Academy of Nursing Education. Dr. Wyatt has also been a Scholar of the Harvard Macy Institute and a Scholar of the Mobile Health Training Institutes of the National Institutes of Health. She is an active member in several professional simulation and healthcare informatics organizations. Dr. Wyatt also serves as a reviewer for several peer reviewed journals in her area of expertise and serves as a grant reviewer for the National League for Nursing.