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Patricia Cunningham

Dr. Patricia Cunningham
Associate Professor

Phone: 901-678-2973
E-mail: pcnnngh1@memphis.edu
Office: 101 Newport Hall


Dr. Patricia "Pat" Cunningham, DNSc, APN-BC has joined the LSON faculty as an Associate Professor.  Dr. Cunningham is certified through the American Nurses Credentialing Center as an Adult Psychiatric/Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist, a Psychiatric Family Nurse Practitioner, and a Family Nurse Practitioner. Dr. Cunningham is the current President of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA).  Dr. Cunningham practices in an Internal Medicine Teaching Practice, integrating care for patients with co-morbid medical and mental health illnesses.
During Dr. Cunningham’s tenure in higher education, she has taught through distance technology, clinical and traditional class settings.  Dr. Cunningham contributed to the development of the Doctor of Nursing Practice curriculum, with an emphasis on the Psychiatric/Mental Health Advanced Practice Role.  Pat’s scholarly focus is the integration of mental health in primary care, and communication that facilitates quality and safety.
Dr. Cunningham is looking forward to her work with LSON and the University of Memphis academic community.

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