Written by Donna M. Fountain, PhD, APRN, PHCNS-BC
Donna M. Fountain, PhD, APRN, PHCNS-BC, is a mentor in the W. Cary Edwards School of Nursing and Health Professions. Her nursing career spans 44 years in Medical-Surgical, Telemetry and Open Heart practice areas, transitioning to community health as a nurse coordinator and director/administrator and vice president of a certified, nonprofit Visiting Nurse Association. Dr. Fountain received her BSN from the City University of New York, Medgar Evers College, and her MSN and PhD from Rutgers University. She holds a certification as an Advanced Practice Public Health Nurse with Board Certification from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).