Ann Michelle Hartman, DNP, RN, NP

Dr. Ann "Michelle" Hartman came to DUSON from Jefferson College of Health Sciences in Roanoke, Virginia. She earned her BSN and MSN at Virginia Commonwealth University. She worked as a pediatric nurse practitioner at level 2 NICU in Georgia and as a Clinical Nurse Specialist at a multidisciplinary children’s hospital in Virginia. She then transitioned to a faculty role while completing her DNP at Case Western University. As an Assistant Professor at Jefferson College of Health Sciences, she taught a variety of classroom courses in the undergraduate and graduate programs including Health Assessment, Pathophysiology, and Pediatrics. She supervised students in pediatric and community clinical settings. She was also active in Sigma Theta Tau International, serving as Counselor for her local (Tau Phi) chapter.

Inspired by the opportunity to practice in Haiti during her graduate education, Dr. Hartman facilitated opportunities for students to serve the health care needs of the medically underserved both in the Roanoke Valley and in Honduras. At Jefferson, she served as chair of the Developing Cultural Competence in Nursing Advisory Board and was a member of the newly formed International Review Committee. She had a leadership role in the development of a Community Health Promoter Program in a subset of rural mountain villages in Honduras.


Dr. Hartman’s research has focused on the effects of cultural immersion experiences on baccalaureate healthcare students.

Academic Program Affiliations
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice Program
  • Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program
Education
  • DNP - Case Western Reserve University
  • MSN - Virginia Commonwealth University
  • BSN - Virginia Commonwealth University
Awards and Honors
  • 1998 || Inducted,, Sigma Theta Tau International
Representative Publications
  • 2010 -- Clark, R. C. and Rickabaugh, L. and Strickland, A. and Hartman, M. Nurse educator groups 2010 50-54.
  • 2013 -- Gittens-Gilkes, A. and Hartman, M. and Derouin, A. and Warrican, J. and Duncan, R. Improving diabetes control in an under-resourced community: a quality improvement pilot project to introduce the Chronic Care Passport. Caribbean Journal of Nursing. May, 2013 1(1); 17-24.
  • 2013 -- Hoban, R. Helping Durham’s new moms also helps bottom line North Carolina Health News. November 12, 2013 .
  • 2013 -- Relf, M. and Hartman, M. Commentary: What are you doing to help ensure an AIDS-free generation? The News and Observer (Raleigh, NC). December 2, 2013 .
Grant Funding (Selected)
  • Impact of Cultural Immersion on Baccalaureate Healthcare Students
    Jefferson College of Health Sciences
    04/2011 to 04/2011
  • Impact of Cultural Immersion on Student Nurse' Cultural Competence
    Jefferson College of Health Sciences
    10/2008 to 06/2009
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