Summer Cross

Years Taught at MSU: 2009-present  


Courses taught: Leadership & Management in Nursing, Transitions, Adult Health II, Health Policy, Family Nursing, Intro to Primary Care, Primary Care 2, Advanced Assessment


Awards/Honors: AANP Doctoral Scholarship


 Education: BSN Murray State University 2000; MSN (FNP option) Murray State University 2007; PhD University of Missouri - Kansas City 2014


Certification & Licensure:  KY RN License, APRN, License; ANCC APRN Certification


Clinical/Professional Focus: Primary Care


 Research Focus: Health Policy in Nurse Practitioner Practice


 Professional Experience Prior to MSU: RN on Medical-Surgical Floor, Executive Director of the Angels Community Clinic, Nurse Practitioner at Paducah GI Associates, Nurse Practitioner at Primary Care Medical Center (current practice)


 Professional Organizations: American Nurses Association/Kentucky Nurses Association, American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Kentucky Coalition of Nurse Practitioners & Nurse Midwives, Sigma Theta Tau International, National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties