Doris Burkey has been a nurse for 36 years and a Family Nurse Practitioner for 14 of those years. She practices at Tri-State Community Health Center, a rural community primary care practice, in Berkeley Springs, WV. Her current position is Assistant Professor/Coordinator of the DNP/FNP Track Program at Shepherd University. Dr. Burkey graduated with an MS/FNP from the University of Maryland and her DNP from West Virginia University. Dr. Burkey has been active as a member of the West Virginia Board of Nursing, since 2015. Her current professional interests include opioid addiction and women’s health.
Title : Caring for the person addicted to opioids: The DNP role