Ph.D., PMHNP-BC, RN, FAANP
Department: Community of Acute and Chronic Care
Anthony (Tony) James Roberson has over 17 years of experience in academia, holding appointments as an administrator, educator, researcher, and clinician. His previous experience includes positions at the Western Carolina University School of Nursing, University of Miami School of Nursing & Health Studies, University of Alabama Capstone College of Nursing, and the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing. He has authored numerous publications and presented at national and international conferences in the area of his research and clinical expertise, adolescent psychiatric mental health. Dr. Roberson has been intimately involved in the creation, implementation, and leadership of PMHNP programs at various universities. He has a solid history of collaboration with the Veterans Administration, particularly in meeting the psychiatric mental health needs of those veterans who reside in rural areas. In addition, he has extensive clinical and research expertise within the juvenile justice system. Dr. Roberson is a Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Dr. Roberson earned a Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, an M.S.N. at the University of South Florida College of Nursing and an A.D.N. at St. Petersburg College, St, Petersburg, Florida. He also holds an M.S. in counseling psychology from Troy University, and a bachelor’s degree in piano performance from the University of Alabama.