Board Chair: Amanda Comer

Dr. Amanda B. Comer, DNP, FNP-BC, ACNP-BC, ENP-BC, ENP-C, serves as the System Director of Advanced Practice Providers for Baptist Memorial Health Care in Memphis, Tennessee.  She leads the multistate healthcare system’s strategic implementation of team-based integrated clinical care models and oversees the professional standards for over one thousand practicing advanced practice providers. 

Amanda received her Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree from Augusta University in Georgia following a Master of Science of Nursing from Vanderbilt University’s Emergency Nurse Practitioner program.  Dr. Comer is a board-certified Family, Acute Care, and Emergency Nurse Practitioner. 

Amanda is a Founding Member of the American Academy of Emergency Nurse Practitioners and an active member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.  She serves on the Mississippi Board of Nursing’s Emergency Scope and Practice Standards Committee. 

Dr. Comer has nearly twenty years of experience in the emergency setting.  She is responsible for the vision and implementation of Mississippi’s first Emergency Nurse Practitioner Fellowship.  Her passion remains to continue to advance the role of the emergency nurse practitioner.   

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