Courtney Starkey

Courtney Starkey (no photo)

Visiting Faculty, Nursing

Academic Credentials

MSN-Ed. From Austin Peay State University, BSN from Lipscomb University


Courtney’s nursing background is in acute care pediatric nursing. Courtney’s entire nursing
career has been at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital. She held roles as a bedside nurse, charge nurse of a 50
bed acute care unit, and severed on several hospital-wide boards. After completing her MSN-Ed., she
worked as a clinical instructor and adjunct instructor for nursing programs in her home state of
Tennessee. After moving to the DC area, she became a Visiting Professor at Marymount University
School of Nursing. Mrs. Ball is the Vice President of the Eta Alpha Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau
International Honors society. She is also a member of the Society of Pediatric nurses, and serves on
committees for the Malek School of Health Professions.

Other Information

Teaching Area

Health Assessment, Principles of Fundamentals in Nursing, Health Promotion, and

Research Interests

Student education, the use of simulation in education, and faculty retention