Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Buys is an Instructor in the Family Nurse Practitioner Track. She is dually trained in Nursing and Public Health (Health Behavior). Her teaching and clinical interests lie at the intersection of clinical practice and public health/ disease prevention. She understands that an important part of nursing education is training students to empower patients to take control of their health and to educate the public on how they can prevent disease through healthy lifestyles. Dr. Buys’ primary clinical interest is in diabetes management.
  • Selected Publications

    Research Overview

  • Public health nursing; prevention; social determinants of health; advanced diabetes management; community-based interventions
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2014
  • Master of Nursing in Registered Nursing / Registered Nurse, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2011
  • Master of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2011
  • Bachelor of Nursing in Registered Nursing / Registered Nurse, Samford University 2005
  • Awards And Honors

    Full Name

  • Katie Buys