Charlotte M. Covington   2013

Distinguished Alumna and Faculty

Bio

Recognized for her development of new roles for nurses and nurse practitioners. As a Registered Nurse in the Vanderbilt Medical Center Emergency Department, she was one of the first flight nurses; created the role of the Emergency Department educator, and was one of the first Trauma Course instructors for the Emergency Nurses Association.

As a nurse practitioner, she created two practices that were firsts for nurse practitioners: the Fast Track in the Vanderbilt Emergency Department and a primary care practice at the YWCA Domestic Violence shelter. She served as an Associate Professor of Nursing at Vanderbilt.