Faculty Profile

Tammy Whitehead, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC, CNE

  • Family Nurse Practitioner,Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Assistant Professor
  • Regional Clinical Faculty
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Dr. Tammy Whitehead is a Psychiatric Mental health and Family Nurse Practitioner. Her background includes Psychiatric care, Emergency Care, Cardiology, Family Practice and Urgent Care. Dr. Whitehead has also owned and managed her own busy practice in Southern Kentucky until she sold the clinic to pursue a career in teaching. She is clinical faculty in the PMHNP program. Dr. Whitehead received her post-graduate certificate from Brandman University. She received both her Masters and her Doctorate degrees from Frontier Nursing University. Her scholarly interest is legislation, communication, and full practice authority for Advanced Practice Nurses. Dr. Whitehead is a board member of the Kentucky Coalition of Nurse Practitioners and Nurse Midwives and was also the Chair of the Editorial Committee for the group. Dr. Whitehead lives in Berea, Kentucky. She is married with two adult daughters, one young son, two granddaughters and three grandsons.. Dr. Whitehead enjoys camping, boating, and any family activities.