Dr. Ursula Kelly promoted to Associate Professor of Nursing with Tenure

Ursula Kelly, PhD, APRN, ANP-BC, PMHNP-BC, is now an Associate Professor of Nursing with tenure. She has taught at the School of Nursing since 2009 and is widely known for her pioneering studies in post-traumatic stress disorder and sexual trauma with military veterans. She recently received a $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to use yoga as an intervention for women who have experienced sexual trauma while serving in the military. Dr. Kelly is a critical member of our faculty who is helping to advance our academic partnership with the Atlanta VA Medical Center. She has received numerous awards for her clinical work and research, including the March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Award for Behavioral Health, Emory University's Unsung Heroine Award, and the Atlanta Business Chronicle's Health Care Hero Award.