Dr. Tearsanee Davis is the Director of Clinical and Advanced Practice Operations for the Center for Telehealth at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. She is responsible for all telehealth clinical operations at the Medical Center. These telehealth services include eICU, Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) for chronic disease management, TeleMental health, Corporate Telehealth, Specialty Telehealth, and Store and Forward services.
With over 20 years of nursing experience, she has worked in various healthcare settings which include private practice, community health, emergency medicine, and academia. The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) has been a pioneer in Telehealth for 15 years and the program has grown exponentially in the 5 years that Dr. Davis has been a member of the team. The UMMC Center for Telehealth now has over 215 sites of service and delivers over 30 medical specialties.
In addition to representing the Center for Telehealth at various professional organizational meetings and committees and serving as principal investigator for numerous telehealth research projects. She is a member of numerous professional organizations and participates in committees that promote the profession of nursing and bring attention to improving access to care for all. Dr. Davis received her Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2010, Master’s degree (MSN) with a focus in Family Nurse Practitioner form Alcorn State University in 2005, and Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN) from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1997.
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