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Nita Magee, PhD,MHNP-BC

Dr. Nita Magee earned her doctorate in nursing leadership in 2013 from the University of Southern Mississippi School of Nursing. Her degrees were each in nursing and began with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Mississippi School of Nursing, a master’s from the University of Southern Mississippi. She is a certified Mental Health Nurse Practitioner currently working with the Department of Veterans Affairs full time. She has research experience with various mental health populations with the most recent study evaluating smoking cessation access in the rural communities. In addition to mental health, research focus includes evidence-based practice and theory development. Dr. Magee is the nurse manager for the advance practice nurses assigned to mental health and is an active member of the mental health executive leadership team. She has been with the University of Phoenix for approximately 10 years and have facilitated several courses in the College of Natural Science and Nursing and Health Care Sciences this entire time. She began working with doctoral students in the School of Advance Studies approximately a year ago. When I’m not facilitating, she enjoys listening to music and reading, but most of all gardening.

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Nursing PhD
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School of Advanced Studies