Teresa Garrett, DNP, RN, PHNA-BC

Ex-Officio Member, Council of Affiliates Chair

Teresa Garrett

Appointed November 2020
Term Ending: November 2021

Teresa Garrett is an Assistant Professor and the Director of MS to DNP Programs at the University of Utah College of Nursing. She has over 25 years of public health nursing experience with community and state public health efforts. Teresa also holds a faculty appointment with the Division of Public Health at the University of Utah and serves as an Advisor to the COVID-19 Contact Tracing Team. She is passionate about leadership, emotional intelligence and engaging public health professionals and nurses in health policy work. Within APHA, Teresa is the current Chair of the Council of Affiliates. Teresa has a DNP in Public Health Nursing & Leadership and is a board certified advance-practice public health nurse. Dr. Garrett is a avid community volunteer with the YWCA Utah and the Salt Lake City Police Civilian Review Board.