Nikki Battle, DNP

Nikki R Battle, DNP, Major, Marine

Name: Nikki R Battle, DNP, Major, Marine

USU Department of Primary Appointment: 
Family Nurse Practitioner and Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Program
Title: 
USU DNP Phase II Site Director
Faculty Rank: 
Clinical Assistant Professor
Location: William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso TX

Research Interests:
Access to Care
Nursing Education

Office Phone: 
(915) 742-4435

Education

Doctorate of Nursing Practice, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston SC (August 2016)
Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner, USUHS, Bethesda MD (May 2012)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta GA (May 2002)

Biography

MAJ Nikki R. Battle, DNP, FNP-BC is a board certified family nurse practitioner. She is originally from Georgia and joined the U.S. Army in 2002 as a direct commissioned 2LT after completing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the Medical College Georgia (currently knowns as Augusta University. Upon entering into the Army, she worked as medical-surgical nurse for 18 months at Tripler Army Medical Center, HI, followed by attending the Critical Care Nursing Course in 2004. MAJ Battle has experience as a critical care and emergency room nursing prior to beginning her journey as a family nurse practitioner. She completed her Master of Science as a Family Nurse Practitioner from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in 2012 and Doctorate of Nursing Practice from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston in 2016.
She is currently assigned to William Beaumont Army Medical Center (WBAMC) in the Education Division as the USU Phase II Site Director and Clinical Assistant Professor at the Daniel K. Inouye Graduate School of Nursing, Uniformed Sciences University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD. Prior to being assigned to WBAMC, MAJ Battle was Chief of Primary Care Service Line, Chief of a Family Practice Clinic, and full time Primary Care Manager at Fort Leonard Wood, MO.
MAJ Battle honors and awards are: Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal (3), Army Achievement Medal, and Army Commendation Medal (3),
MAJ Battle has an amazing 4 year old son named Isaiah who is full of energy and extremely active. She loves to travel, shop, read and spend with family and friends.
Her favorite quote is: “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.” Albert Einstein