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Terri Fowler D.N.P., A.P.R.N., FNP-C

Terri Olivia Fowler D.N.P., A.P.R.N., FNP-C

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  • Associate Professor
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  • College of Nursing
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  • DEPARTMENT OF NURSING OPERATING
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Biography

Dr. Terri Fowler is an Associate Professor and teaches in the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program.  She is the College of Nursing Director of Interprofessional Programs.  She earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the College of Charleston; Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice from the Medical University of South Carolina. 

Dr. Fowler is a first-generation college graduate.  She started her nursing career as registered nurse in the emergency department.  As a family nurse practitioner, Dr. Fowler practiced in primary care before transitioning to hospital medicine.  She maintains practice as a nurse practitioner with the MUSC Division of Internal Medicine, Hospital Medicine.  Dr. Fowler is AANP certified as a family nurse practitioner.

Dr. Fowler has an interest in interprofessional practice and education.  As an emergency department nurse and hospital medicine nurse practitioner, she developed an appreciation for high functioning healthcare teams and the value interprofessional teams bring to the clinical setting.  Dr. Fowler has participated in multiple initiatives and secured funding to develop interprofessional practice teams and student clinical rotations to improve patient outcomes and enhance student learning.  Dr. Fowler is the Director of Partners in Healthcare, a DNP-led interprofessional clinic that engages IP teams of providers and students in primary care for uninsured patients.  She is interested in interprofessional practice and education and chronic disease management in underserved populations. 

Keywords: interprofessional practice and education, collaborative practice, chronic disease management, community practice