Dr. Priscilla Simms-Roberson received her Doctorate in Nursing Practice at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 2016. After receiving her Master’s degree at Vanderbilt University in 2006, she worked as an adult nurse practitioner in many different settings including primary care, community health, home health, and long-term care. Dr. Simms-Roberson has experience in adult primary care, psych, and forensic nursing. In addition to teaching at UTC, Dr. Simms-Roberson also works as a forensic nurse examiner at Partnership for Families, Children, and Adults. Dr. Simms-Roberson has presented her research in forensic nursing at multiple national and international conferences. Currently, Dr. Simms-Roberson is teaching in the MSN Nurse Practitioner program at UTC. She is licensed as a Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner in the state of Tennessee and is also certified as a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE-A) through the International Association of Forensic Nursing. Dr. Simms-Roberson is currently serving as the Curriculum Academic-Clinical Integration Coordinator for the CANDL 2 HRSA grant through UTC School of Nursing.