Tommy Thompson, Doctor of Nursing Practice

Tommy Thompson, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Lieutenant Colonel, Army

Name: Tommy Thompson, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Lieutenant Colonel, Army

USU Department of Primary Appointment: 
Family Nurse Practitioner and Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Program
Title: 
Assistant Clinical Professor
Faculty Rank: 
Assistant Professor
Location: 
Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA
Office Phone: 
(253) 477-3944

Education

Associates of Nursing - Angelo State University, May 1995
Bachelors of Business Administration - Angelo State University, May 1993
Bachelors of Nursing, Angelo State University, May 1997
Doctorate of Nursing Practice, Uniformed Services University, May 2015

Biography

LTC Tommy Thompson, DnP, FNP-C is a certified family nurse practitioner. He is originally from Texas and jointed the U.S. Army in 1998 as a direct commission. He served in the Army Reserve for 7 years during which time he was mobilized twice in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. LTC Thompson was honorably discharged from the Reserve in 2007. In 2008 he accept a direct commission as a CPT in U.S. Army on Active Duty. He was assigned as an ICU Nurse at Fort Sill and served two years. While there he was given the responsibility of OIC over the Same Day Surgery Unit.

In 2010 he was assigned to the 86th Combat Support Hospital and deployed to Baghdad Iraq in support of Operation Enduring Freedom for one year. Following this assignment he accepted an LTHET appointment as a DNP student at the Uniformed Services University from 2012-2015. He graduated with is DNP in May 2015 and was subsequently assigned to Fort Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital. After spending one year in the Family Medicine Clinic he was promoted to Chief, Primary Care Clinics over Pediatrics, Family Practice and Internal Medicine. Most recently he accepted the position of Phase II Site Director at Madigan Army Medical Center.

LTC Thompson's honors and awards are as follows: Meritorious Service Medical (3), Army Commendation Medal (2), and Army Achievement Medal (2).