Faculty and Staff

Dr. Christine Nelson-Tuttle

Dr. Christine Nelson-Tuttle

Associate Professor

Dr. Chris currently teaches Nursing Research and Pediatrics at Niagara University.

Dr. Chris has been an RN for 35 years and a pediatric nurse practitioner for 32 years. She has taught nursing and health care students at the UG, MS and doctoral students for 20 years. She is also a nurse practitioner for the Division of Adolescent Medicine at Oishei Children's Hospital.  

Dr. Chris is currently researching best care for patients with eating disorders. She is Co-Editor of the Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice (12th edition). Dr. Chris is passionate about improving her care of deaf patients and their families and is learning ASL.

Professional Affiliations: National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Associates, NYS Nurse Practitioner Association, Sigma Theta Tau International Nurses Honor Society
Certifications: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (ANCC), BLS, ACLS, PALS
Undergraduate: State University of New York at Brockport (Nursing and Biology)
Masters: University of Rochester (MS: Clinical Nurse Specialist and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner: Advanced Nursing Care of Children in Families)
Doctorate: University at Buffalo (Doctorate of Nursing Science)