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About Tami H Wyatt

Dr. Tami H. Wyatt is professor and Torchbearer Professorship in Nursing at the UT College of Nursing. She is the Associate Dean of Research and Co-Director of the Health Innovative Technology & Simulation Lab. Dr. Wyatt has expertise in online learning and ways to enhance traditional education with instructional technology. She uses both synchronous and asynchronous learning methods in online environments through course management tools, teleconferencing, chat rooms, digital stories, self-directed web-based modules, and simulation integrated with electronic health records. Her focus on teaching and instructional technology has resulted in awards from the National League for Nursing, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau National Honor Society, Glaxo Smith Kline, Tennessee Nurses Association, and the University of Tennessee Research Foundation. Dr. Wyatt is a Harvard Macy Scholar, mHealth Summer Training Institute Fellow, and a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing and the Academy of Nursing Education.
Dr. Wyatt is also the President of Academic Technology Innovations, a small business dedicated to technology solutions in higher education. In the company’s first year, iCare, their prototype educational electronic health record was sold to Wolters-Kluwer, an international medical publishing company. The electronic health record, now known as DocuCare is being sold to nursing programs across the US and it is being marketed in Europe, New Zealand, and Australia.


Present Assistant Dean & Director of Graduate Studies, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Present Chair, MSN Program | Co-Director, HITS, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Present President, Academic Technology Innovations
Present Professor | Torchbearer Professorship in Nursing, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Curriculum Vitae

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Honors and Awards

  • Harvard Macy Health Professions Education Scholar
  • Sigma Theta Tau Gamma Chi Research Excellence Award
  • Sigma Theta Tau Technology in Patient Education Award
  • GlaxoSmithKline Patient Education Award
  • B. Otto and Kathleen Wheeley Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer
  • Excellence and Innovation in Teaching Award; American Association of Colleges of Nursing
  • Academy of Nurse Educators Fellow
  • Tennessee Nurses Association Nursing Teaching Excellence


  • Educational Principles & Strategies
  • Technology in Nursing Education
  • Mid-Range Theory in Biobehavioral Health
  • Professional Leadership in Nursing

Contact Information

University of Tennessee Knoxville
College of Nursing
1200 Volunteer Boulevard
Knoxville, TN 37996


Articles (24)

Contributions to Books (3)