PMHNP-BC (Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner)
MSN (Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner), Vanderbilt University
BSN (Nursing), Belmont University
Diane joined the Belmont faculty as a full-time adjunct instructor in the fall of 2012. She teaches lecture and clinical in undergraduate Mental Health Nursing and has taught clinical and laboratory courses in Introduction to Nursing.
Diane’s practice experience includes adult critical care, pediatric, and psychiatric-mental health nursing. She began her nursing career as a staff nurse on the Burn Unit at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and later continued on to work at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital and Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital. Her interest in mental health led her to pursue a Master’s degree in nursing and become certified as a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She now continues to practice part-time as a nurse practitioner at Centerstone, a local community mental health center.