After many years in the acute care clinical setting and after completing a Doctorate in Nursing Practice, Dr. Carla C. Turner developed a vigorous commitment to nursing education. She joined the team of outstanding professionals at UAB School of Nursing in August 2014. Dr. Turner has worked in Hospitalist Medicine, Pulmonary/ Sickle Cell Outpatient Medicine and Emergency Medicine.
Her research interests are smoking cessation, and preventing and treating the complications of tobacco smoking. Her professional interests include summarizing and publishing evidenced-based practice guidelines and recommendations to aide Nurse Practitioners in the acute care setting. She is also interested in exploring opportunities for Nurse Practitioners to network regarding practice and medication updates.