Diane Butler, DNP, APRN, FNP/GNP-BC, NP-C
Clinical Associate Professor

Mobile:  731-695-9670
E-mail:  kvbtler1@memphis.edu
Office:  4554 Community Health Building
Diane Butler 

Dr. Butler obtained her terminal degree from Oakland University in Michigan. She has been a RN since 1976 and APRN since 1995. Dr. Butler provides primary care to residents of West Tennessee at a rural health clinic for the medically underserved. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, Dr. Butler was a certified critical care nurse (CCRN) working in staff, education, and administrative positions in a variety of adult critical care departments in hospitals in Jackson, Franklin, and Columbia, TN. She holds memberships with the American Nurses Association, Tennessee Nurses Association, West Tennessee Nurse Practitioner Alliance, Greater Memphis Area Advanced Practice Nurses, American Association of Nurse Practitioners, National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties, and Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society. She serves as a manuscript reviewer for several nursing journals and volunteers with Remote Area Medical. Her research interests include nurse practitioners' implementation of evidence-based practice in primary and acute care as well as ethical/legal issues in health care, and health policy.