Tasha Lowery, DNP (Cand)


Assistant Professor

Tasha Lowery is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Graduate Nursing Programs. Professor Lowerys academic and research passions lie at the intersection of pediatrics and emergency care. Professor Lowery is engaged in the project phase of an Acute Care Pediatric DNP program at the University of South Alabama. Professor Lowerys doctoral project examines if a standardized tool can help emergency departments better detect non-accidental head trauma in infants. As a Navy veteran and Marine Corps spouse Professor Lowery currently practices in Okinawa, Japan and has interest in veterans issues.


  • DNP Student, University of South Alabama, expected graduation December 2022
  • PNP-AC, Post Graduate Certificate, University of South Alabama, 2020
  • FNP, Post Graduate Certificate, Hawaii Pacific University, 2015
  • MSN, Nursing Education, Excelsior College 2013
  • MA, Leadership Studies, University of San Diego, 2002
  • BSN, Excelsior College, 2011
  • BA, Linguistics University of Southern California, 2001
  • AS, Nursing 2009


  • CCRN - Pediatric
  • Certified Emergency Nurse
  • Trauma Certified Registered Nurse

Academic Area

  • School of Nursing


  • Pediatrics
  • Child Abuse & Neglect
  • Emergency

Courses Taught

  • GNRS 511 - Advanced Assessment for Pediatric APRNs
  • GNRS 512L - Advanced Assessment for APRNs lab
  • GNRS 513 - Advanced Practice Roles
  • GNRS 590a - Care of the Young Family
  • GNRS 592a - Care of the Older Adult
  • GNRS 532 - Advanced Pediatrics
  • GNRS 597 - Comprehensive Exam Seminar