Carrie Cormack, DNP, APRN, CPNP, CHPPNMedical University of South Carolina DNP
Dr. Carrie Cormack is an Assistant Professor at The Medical University of South Carolina. She is the lead Pediatric faculty in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at the College of Nursing. Dr. Cormack earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire, a Master of Science in Nursing degree and Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree at The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC).
Dr. Cormack is certified by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board and the Hospice and Palliative Credentialing Center as a Certified Hospice and Palliative Pediatric Nurse. With over 20 years’ experience in Pediatric Nursing, Dr. Cormack has worked in acute care, Developmental Pediatrics, Pediatric Orthopaedics, and Pediatric Palliative Care. Concurrent to her faculty position, she has specialized in the care of children with complex chronic conditions and currently serves as a pediatric nurse practitioner in a fetal palliative care program at the Medical University of South Carolina.
Her research interests include expanding palliative care education for undergraduate and graduate nursing students and is an expert faculty resource for palliative care and palliative care issues in the College of Nursing, MUSC.
Research/Clinical Practice Area:
Integrating Palliative Care into Nursing Education and into Clinical Practice, and how this may impact the quality of life for children with severe and multiple disabilities and their families