Belinda Fleming, Ph.D.

Clinical Associate Professor/Director, Family Nurse Practitioner Program

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Belinda Fleming, Ph.D.

About Belinda Fleming

Dr. Fleming currently serves as the Director of the Family Nurse Practitioner Program where she has implemented several new clinical teaching strategies with the help and support of the gifted FNP faculty. She also teaches Advanced Health Assessment, Scholarly Synthesis, Advanced Pharmacology, as well as advanced clinical courses. She also serves as one of the coordinators for TN eCampus, the Tennessee Board of Regents online degree program.

She holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) in Memphis; a Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) from UTHSC; and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Southern Adventist University in Collegedale, Tennessee. Dr. Fleming is a member of American Nurses Association, American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties. Presently she serves as a vice president of Sigma Theta Tau, Beta Theta at Large Chapter.

Dr. Fleming is a Nurse Corps officer of the U.S. Navy Reserve. She has been a nurse practitioner for the past 30 years and has worked in many areas of advanced practice—urban and rural settings, primary care, skilled facilities, and specialty clinics. For the past nine years she has worked at May Medical Group in Munford, Tennessee.

Dr. Fleming has research interest in childhood obesity and how exercise and diet may affect inflammatory response and the metabolic syndrome components. She is also interested in discovering what teaching strategies work best in clinical education.

Dr. Fleming is married to Gary Fleming and they have two grown children. She enjoys traveling, film, remodeling houses, stain-glass making, sewing, and reading.