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Emily Merrill

Emily Merrill

Professor and Department Chair for Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Midwifery Studies
Credentials, PhD, RN, FNP, BC, CNE, FAANP

Phone: 806.743.2730 x279


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Professional Expertise

Graduate education for nurse practitioners, primary care, role development for APRNs, advisement of graduate students in new role as APRN, and APRN faculty development in academia. Clinical experience as Family Nurse Practitioner in primary care. Research interest: weight bias and optimizing care for patients who are overweight.

Professional Accolades

Fellow, American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Distinguished Clinician Award, President's Award for Distinguished Faculty, Quality Service Award.