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S. Cole Powers, DNP, FNP-BC




Clinical Activity

Dr. Powers has over 20 years  clinical practice and management experience in adult primary care, with a focus in women and adolescent health. During her practice at Nashville General Hospital, she began the first NP managed sexual assault forensic exam clinic serving adult females in Nashville. She has 10 years teaching experience and recently completed her doctorate at the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a research focus on the relationship between morbidity and mortality rates and APRN scope of practice in all fifty states.

Professional Organizations

  • American College of Nurse Practitioners, member 2010-present
  • National League for Nursing, member 2012-present
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society, member 2012
  • Tennessee Nurses Association, member 2013