Corvette V Yacoob, DNP, ARNP, FNP-BC
Dr. Yacoob is a three time Barry University graduate and alumni her current position is Assistant Professor of Nursing with the College of Nursing and Health Sciences in the Masters and Doctoral Nurse Practitioner program. Dr. Yacoob, initially obtained her diploma in nursing at George Brown College in Toronto, Canada she then obtained a BSN 1997, an MSN in 2002 as a Family Nurse Practitioner board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, and completed Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) 2011 in the inaugural DNP program here at Barry University. DR. Yacoob has 30 plus years’ of clinical experience which includes working in primary care, infertility medicine, nursing administration, and college health. Her clinical experience includes working not only here in the United States, but also in the Canadian health care system. Before accepting her current position as Assistant Professor of Nursing Dr. Yacoob worked as the clinical Family Nurse Practitioner in the Barry University Student Health center for several years and continues to practice there as a part-time provider.
Dr. Yacoob was awarded the Goodman Scholarship award in 1996 and worked as a graduate assistant in the Barry University Student Health Center in 2002. She is an active member of the following organizations: Florida Nursing Association, Sigma Theta Tau Lambda Chapter, South Florida Chapter of Advanced Practice Nurses, Florida College Health Nurses Association and the American College Health Association. Dr. Yacoob also served as a member of the Student Advisory Council for Broward County public school systems for a 3 year period and has recently been elected to the position of co-chair for the Florida College Health Nurses Association.