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Desireé Mullis Clement is currently serving the Emory University, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing as their Assistant Dean for Graduate Clinical Programs.Dr. Clement is a Navy veteran who is nationally recognized as an expert in women’s health and health policy. She is a dual certified nurse-midwife and family nurse practitioner.

Dr. Clement presently holds Fellowships in both the American College of Nurse-Midwives and American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Recently, she received the “Excellence in Teaching Award” from the American College of Nurse-Midwives. Throughout her graduate-level training, she completed coursework specifically focused on nursing education, pedagogy of learning, and curriculum development. She has experience with instruction through use of simulation and various virtual technology applications to enhance the online learning among graduate nursing students. Additionally, she serves as Chair, of the National Conference Planning Committee for the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties and has previously held several other leadership roles within professional nursing organizations at both the national and state levels. Frequently, Dr. Clement has been called upon to supply testimony on nursing scope of practice for the Georgia legislature. She is also a part-time, volunteer clinician providing care at community clinic for the uninsured.

Dr. Clement received her PhD and FNP from Vanderbilt University and her MS and BS from the University of Maryland, Baltimore.


Desiree Clement


Assistant Dean for Graduate Clinical Programs & Assistant Professor

Emory University


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