faculty profile

Dakota Rhodes   DNP, APRN, AGACNP-BC



Dr. Rhodes joined VUSN as part-time faculty in the PreSpecialty program in August 2021. She is an alumna of VUSN for both her MSN and DNP degrees. Her academic interests include critical care ultrasonography, simulated-based education, and quality improvement in critical care. She currently practices clinically in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit at VUMC.


  • DNP, Vanderbilt University
  • MSN, Vanderbilt University
  • BSN, Middle Tennessee State University

Clinical Practice

  • Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN