faculty profile

Brandee Madden   DNP, RN, PMHNP-BC

Assistant Professor


Dr. Madden is an experienced nursing educator and psychiatric/mental health nurse practitioner. She specializes in adult mental health nursing with an emphasis on serious mental illness, addiction, and psychopharmacology. She has extensive experience in community mental health and crisis management. Her current practice focuses on the treatment of substance use disorders. Dr. Madden teaches in the PMH specialty program and DNP program.


  • DNP, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Certificate of Teaching in Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • MSN, Vanderbilt University
  • BS, University of Alabama


  • Adult Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (American Nurses Credentialing Center)

Academic Interests

  • Clinical education in pre-licensure nursing students
  • Mentorship of BIPOC nursing students
  • Clinical supervision of PMHNP specialty students
  • Tobacco Treatment & Psychiatric Illness

Clinical Practice

Professional Organizations

  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
  • American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA)
  • The Association for Multidisciplinary Education and Research in Substance Use and Addiction (AMERSA)
  • Association for the Treatment of Tobacco Use & Dependence (ATTUD)
  • International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA)