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Dr. Carolyn Harmon, DNP RN-BC

Dean of Nursing and Associate Professor,
Belmont Abbey College

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Belmont Abbey College

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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 second doctorate degree, a 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.


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
1991 To 1995

Professional Associations

American Nurses Informatics Association
2010 - Present

Sigma Theta Tau International
2003 - Present

0 - Present

Job History

Belmont Abbey College
Dean of Nursing
Belmont, NC, United States
June 2020 - present

Carolinas College of Health Science/Atrium Health
Chair of Nursing
Charlotte, NC, United States
April 2018 - July 2020

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

Carolinas HealthCare System/Atrium Health
Senior Application Specialist; Outcomes Manager; Adjunct Faculty
SC, United States
December 2003 - December 2016

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

Honors and Awards

Community Engagement Award
University of South Carolina

Landers Nursing Scholarship
Queens University of Charlotte

Palmetto Gold
South Carolina

Quality Beacon Award Gold Level
Carolinas HealthCare System

Sigma Theta Tau Scholarship
Mu Psi-at Large

Touchstone Award Bronze Level
Carolinas HealthCare System