Dr. Smart is a dually board-certified family nurse practitioner and advanced public health nurse through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She has clinical expertise in the areas of maternal-newborn health, women’s health, school-based health, college health, pediatrics/adolescent medicine, family medicine, pain management, psychiatry, addiction medicine, nurse-managed care, and telehealth/telemedicine. In addition to her role as a clinician, Dr. Smart is an experienced nurse educator, healthcare consultant, health policy advocate, and entrepreneur. As an academician, she has co-authored several nursing textbook chapters, published articles in peer-reviewed nursing journals, and is a certified peer reviewer for The Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Dr. Smart is currently a board of directors member for the Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners in which she serves as a Health Policy Committee Member/Political Action Committee Co-Chair and a Medical Advisory Board Member for Nice Healthcare in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She holds a multistate RN license and licensed as an APRN in Louisiana, Alabama, and Colorado.
American Association of Nurse Practitioners
Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners
American Nurses Association
American Psychiatric Nurses Association
Louisiana Nurses Association
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
DNP - Uni of Alabama; PMC in Nursing Ed - Excelsior College; MN - LSUHSC New Orleans; BSN- Southern Uni and A & M College