Paula Tucker, DNP, FNP-BC, ENP-C, FAANP, is a Clinical Instructor for the Emergency Nurse Practitioner Specialty Program at Emory University Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing.
Dr. Tucker earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Georgia Baptist College of Nursing of Mercer University. She also earned her Master of Science degree in Nursing from Emory University Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing where she completed the Emergency Nurse Practitioner Specialty Program. Dr. Tucker furthered her education by obtaining a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Vanderbilt University, and she completed a post-doctorate fellowship as a Veterans Affairs Quality Scholar Fellow.
In addition to her teaching responsibilities, Dr. Tucker currently practices as an Emergency Nurse Practitioner at Emory University Hospital Emergency Department, an academic quaternary care facility in Atlanta, Georgia. She also serves as a practice committee member for the American Academy of Emergency Nurse Practitioners.