University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing
Primary Care/Public Health
877 Madison Avenue
Biographical Sketch: Short Bio – Patricia M. Speck, DNSc, APRN-BC, SANE-A, SANE-P, DF-IAFN, FAAFS, FAAN
Dr. Speck is a graduate of the University of TN Health Science Center, College of Nursing where she is Assistant Professor and Public Health Nursing Option Coordinator. She is also a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and SANE that also maintains an active faculty practice at the Methodist University Teaching Practice in Memphis, Tennessee. As part of her public health nursing practice, Dr. Speck provides forensic nursing content expertise to the Department of Justice and the National Institutes of Justice; evaluation and technical assistance for SANE/SART programs worldwide; consultation to community agencies, law enforcement and attorneys; and content expertise on behalf of victims of sexual violence in all settings across all ages. Finally, Dr. Speck volunteers on local Boards of Directors to build infrastructure and capacity in her local community through clinical practicum activities of the PHN DNP option.