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Christy Swinson

Ms. Christy R. Swinson MSN, FNP-C, CMSRN


School of Nursing

Office: NERC,  Rm. 310

Phone: (910) 672-1103



BSN, East Carolina University

MSN, East Carolina University

Post-Master's Certificate, UNC Wilmington


Ms. Christy Swinson has over 18 years of nursing experience. She earned her BSN from East Carolina University in 1999. After working several years as a surgical-trauma nurse, Ms. Swinson pursued graduate studies at East Carolina University. In 2008, she earned a Master of Science in Nursing with a Concentration in Nursing Education. Ms. Swinson's clinical background includes a strong foundation in medical-surgical nursing. 

She has earned the distinction as a Certified Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse (CMSRN) by the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses. Ms. Swinson's passion for improving access to health care was apparent when she returned to graduate school a second time. In 2015, she
earned a Post-Master's Certificate with a Concentration in Family Nurse Practitioner studies. Ms. Swinson is certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Ms. Swinson enjoys working with students and currently serves as a Co-Advisor for the Student Nurses Association. She is also busy coordinating the development of an Honor Society for our students, faculty, and community nurse leaders. Ms. Swinson interests include improving health disparities, volunteering at the Care Clinic, and maintaining active memberships with STTI, AANP, ANA/NCNA, NSNA, AMSN, and NCLN.  Ms. Swinson is the proud mother of 3 sons that are the center of her world.

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