Alise Farrell, PHD, RN, CPN
N. Alise Farrell joined the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in January 2006, as an Instructor in the BSN program. She has over 35 years of experience as a nurse, predominantly in pediatrics at Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center. She also has experience in clinical nursing administration, critical care, and staff development. She has been a nurse educator for 18 years, serving on the faculty of Methodist School of Nursing where she taught pediatric and adult health nursing courses. She also served as a clinical development specialist for Methodist-Le Bonheur Healthcare. Her teaching responsibilities at UTHSC include didactic and clinical for Introduction to Professional Practice and Maternal Child Health. She also assists with clinical practicum for the internship and works in the skills lab and simulation. Alise assists with clinical coordination for the college organizing clinical sites including the Dedicated Educational Unit at Le Bonheur. A native of Memphis, Alise received her BSN from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis and MSN from Union University, Germantown campus, with a concentration in nursing education. She is involved with the local chapter of Society of Pediatric Nursing having served on the chapter development and now the educational sig group. Alise also serves on the Mid-South Association for Nursing Professional Development-MSANPD local board. She has assisted with educational development for SPN and MSANPD over the past several year. She has recently received her PhD in nursing studying aspects of child health.