• Dr. Patton is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner with experience in internal medicine, gastroenterology, and international medicine. She is an Instructor and the Project Faculty Liaison on a NEPQR grant entitled "Building a Resilient Primary Care Registered Nurse Workforce for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control in Alabama." She has a passion for providing medical care and health education to underserved populations both at home and abroad, and currently has a volunteer faculty practice providing primary care to vulnerable populations in Birmingham and Cullman. She served as an Adjunct Didactic Instructor in the MSN program at UAB for three years prior to starting her full-time faculty role in December 2018.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2023 Gamification of Primary Care in a Baccalaureate Nursing Education ProgramNursing Education Perspectives.  44:126-127. 2023
    2022 Curricular and Clinical Innovation Engaging Undergraduate Nursing Students to Build a Resilient Primary Care WorkforceNurse Educator.  47:213-218. 2022
    2022 Implementation of a Registered Nurse Primary Care Clinical Mentoring AcademyJournal of Continuing Education in Nursing.  53:312-320. 2022
    2022 COVID-19 Telehealth Fair Partnership for Capacity Building in Primary Care NursingNursing Administration Quarterly.  46:113-124. 2022

    Education And Training

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2020
  • Master of Nursing in Family Practice Nurse / Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2013
  • Bachelor of Nursing in Registered Nursing / Registered Nurse, Carson-Newman College 2009
  • Full Name

  • Emily Patton