• BSN (Nursing) Belmont University, Nashville, TN
• MSN (Nursing) Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
• PhD (Nursing) University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN
Dr. Harvey has spent much of her career teaching nursing and most recently taught at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Nursing in Memphis TN. She was a critical care nurse at Baptist and St. Thomas Hospitals and currently maintains an active faculty practice as an acute care nurse practitioner specializing in the care of patients with heart rhythm disorders and devices such as pacemakers and defibrillators.
Dr. Harvey has conducted biomedical and clinical research investigating noninvasive electrocardiographic risk markers for sudden cardiac death and has published in this area. Most recently she presented her research on early integration of basic arrhythmia content in undergraduate nursing curriculum at the 24th STTI International Nursing Research Congress in Prague, Czech Republic and was the principle investigator for the funded Robert Woods Johnson Foundation: New Careers in Nursing Scholarship Program.
Dr. Harvey primarily teaches in the graduate and doctoral nursing programs. She is the course coordinator for Nursing Health Issues; Trends, Policy, and Economics, Advanced Nursing Research, Research Application, Statistics in Health Care Research, Population Health and Epidemiology, and Health Policy. She also teaches an elective, basic arrhythmias course in the undergraduate program and serves as a guest lecture for similar content in school of pharmacy.