faculty profile

Laura Webb   MSN, RN-BC



Laura Webb began teaching in the pre-specialty program in 2017, coming from many years of experience as a psychiatric nurse and nurse leader.
She manages the child and adolescent inpatient program and float pool at Vanderbilt Behavioral Health. Her special interests center around creating a culturally sensitive environment for patients and serving a marginalized population with dignity and compassion.

She has focused education for nursing staff on self-care, emotional intelligence, and connecting with every patient. 

Organizationally she has participated in extensive work serving the behavioral health population in medical settings at Vanderbilt.


  • MSN, Austin Peay State University
  • BSN, Middle Tennessee State University
  • BS Psychology, Middle Tennessee State University


  • ANCC Board Certification in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Current Research/Scholarly Interests

  • Trauma-informed care initiatives for nurses working in unpredictable environments

Professional Organizations

  • APNA
  • Sigma Theta Tau