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Dr. Carolyn Harmon, DNP RN-BC

Chair of Nursing

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Dr. Carolyn S. Harmon has been a member of the American Nursing Informatics Association (ANIA) since 2010. She has served in many board roles on both the national and South Carolina state level. 

Carolyn is currently working on her PhD at the University of South Carolina. Dr. Harmon received her DNP from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2014. She is an ANCC board certified informatics nurse, certified Six Sigma Green Belt, Amy V. Cockcroft Leadership fellow, and recipient of the Palmetto Gold state award for nursing distinction. She has dessiminated her knowledge, EBP projects, and research through publication as well as local, state, and national presentations.

Education

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Doctor of Nursing Practice, 2014
Executive Leadership with research focus in nursing informatics
2012 To 2014
Dissertation: Nurses' Perception of the Electronic Health Record
Advisor: Dr. Linda Roussel

Queens University of Charlotte
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Master of Science in Nursing, 2003
Health Systems Management
2001 To 2003

Bluefield State College
Bluefield, West Virginia, United States
Associate and Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 9395
Nursing
1991 To 1995

Professional Associations

American Nurses Informatics Association
2010 - Present

Sigma Theta Tau International
2003 - Present

ANA and SCANA
0 - Present

Job History

University of South Carolina
Assistant Professor/Director
SC, United States
May 2015 - July 2018

Capella University
Lead Faculty for nursing informatics specialty
SC, United States
September 2014 - July 2016

Carolinas HealthCare System/Atrium Health
Senior Application Specialist; Outcomes Manager; Adjunct Faculty
SC, United States
December 2003 - December 2012

Honors and Awards

Community Engagement Award
University of South Carolina
2018

Landers Nursing Scholarship
Queens University of Charlotte
2003

Palmetto Gold
South Carolina
2018

Quality Beacon Award Gold Level
Carolinas HealthCare System
2013

Sigma Theta Tau Scholarship
Mu Psi-at Large
2003

Touchstone Award Bronze Level
Carolinas HealthCare System
2010