Dr. Camille Brockett-Walker has been a member of the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing since 2010. She initially joined as an adjunct clinical faculty and is now a Clinical Assistant Professor and the Interim Specialty Director for the Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program. Dr. Brockett-Walker earned her undergraduate nursing degree from Kennesaw State University in 2006. She then pursued a Master of Science degree from Emory University in 2007, specializing as a Family and Emergency Nurse Practitioner. Continuing her education, she completed a post-master's certificate in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care as well as a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Mercer University in 2018.
Dr. Brockett-Walker holds volunteer leadership positions in the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties and the DNPs of Color. She is also a fellow in the Woodruff Health Educators Academy, completing both the Educational Scholarship and Kern Interprofessional Leadership Fellowships. In addition, she was also selected to participate in the National League for Nursing Leadership Academy and is an item writer for the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Areas of Expertise
Dr. Brockett-Walker specializes in providing instruction in the graduate program, with a primary focus on the Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) program. She approaches teaching with a student-centered and scholarly-driven philosophy. She strives to cultivate an environment that fosters critical thinking, collaboration, and problem solving. Dr. Brockett-Walker is dedicated to supporting students' academic success and guiding them through their transition into the role of an APRN.
Dr. Brockett-Walker’s research interest advocates for greater diversity, equity, and inclusion in nursing education. Her scholarship highlights the importance of recruiting and retaining faculty of color in nursing academia in efforts to attract and train more minority nurses who are on the frontlines of caring for a diverse and aging population.