Rene Love PhD, DNP, PMHNP-BC, FNAP, FAANP

Rene Love PhD, DNP, PMHNP-BC, FNAP, FAANP
DNP Director
Clinical Associate Professor
520-626-5543
Nursing
Room Number: 
439

Research and Clinical:

Research and Clinical Interest: 
Trauma and Resilience; Mental Health and Disaster/Crisis Response
Clinical Expertise: 

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Lifespan)

Research & Scholarship: 

Principal Investigator: PREPARE (Providing Support, Reaching Educators, Parents/Students, and Restoring community with Effective interventions). Grant supported statewide trainings/consultations for mental health crisis response to disaster/crisis impacting the school system. Tennessee Dept of Education, Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools. Initial funding $120,000 for the first 18 months and $30,000/year for 7 years.

Co-Investigator: Integration of Mental Health in Schools. A state infrastructure building grant supporting development/adoption of state guidelines for mental health by the State Board of Education and development of teams and infrastucture building statewide. Tennessee Department of Education. Office of Coordinated School Health. $300,000 for 18 months.

 

All Funding: 
Currently there is no grant funding information for this individual.
Publications: 
2015

Street Level Prostitution: A Systematic Literature Review. Issue in Mental Health Nursing. 36; 568-576

2012

Love, R. & Cobb, N. Developing Schools Capacities to Respond to Community Crisis: The Tennessee Initiative. Journal of child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing. 25, 156-160

Urbano Blackford, J. & Love, R. Dialectical Behavior Skills Training in a Community Mental Health Setting: A Pilot Study. International Journal of Group Psychotherapy. 61(4) 645-657.

2004

Love, R.  Disaster Response: What are the Psychosocial Sequelae of Disasters? In Melnyk, B. & Fineout-Overholt, E.(Eds) Evidenced Based Practice in Nursing and Health: A Guide for Translating Research Evidence into Best Practice. 

1999

Adams, S.M., Dolfie, E. K., Feren, S.S., Love, R.A. & Taylor, S.W. Mental Health Disaster Response:Nursing Interventions Across the Life Span. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing. 37(11) 11-19.

Honors and Awards: 
2015
Fellow American Association of Nurse Practitioners
2014
Sarah K Archer Teacher of the Year Award
2014
Fellow The National Academies of Practice
2013
March of Dimes Advanced Practice Nurse of the Year
2012
Jeanette Chamberlain Award for Service by the International Society of Psychiatric Nursing
2002
Jefferson Cup by the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation
1985
Sigma Theta Tau
Education: 
Institution/LocationDegreeAttendedField of Study
University of Arizona
PhD
2015
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
DNP
2010
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
MSN
1998
Psych Mental Health
Valdosta State University
BSN
1985