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Larry Goins, DNP, EdD

Faculty Senator

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Areas of Expertise: 

  • Nursing Practice
  • Education
  • Administration
  • Nursing Care of Adults and Geriatric Clients


  • DNP from East Carolina University with a focus on nursing leadership
  • Doctor of Education (EdD) from Argosy University, Atlanta in higher education leadership
  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) from Andrews University
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Tennessee Technological University

DNP Capstone and Dissertation:

  • Doctoral Nursing Project: Enhancing awareness of culturally-sensitive care for veterans

and soldiers

  • Dissertation: Nursing faculty attitudes toward inclusion of students with disabilities in nursing education programs.

 Research Areas of Interest:

  • Nursing students with disabilities
  • Geriatric nursing

 Select Profession Experience, Certifications and Memberships:

  • Director of Acute Care and Medical/Surgical Nursing – Tennova HealthCare
  • Dean of Nursing – Methodist University; Pellissippi State Community College; Georgia Northwestern Technical College
  • Faculty, Chair and Founding Dean in several nursing education programs in the Southeast.
  • Tennessee licensed Registered Nurse and Advanced Practice Nurse.
  • Certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Adult/Gerontological Nursing and Nurse Executive.
  • Member of the American Nurses Association, Tennessee Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society.