Diann Carr, EdD, ARNP

Diann Carr, EdD, ARNP

Office: 210 Wiegand
Phone: 305-899-3841
dcarr@ barry.edu


EdD, Higher Education, Florida International University, 2011
ARNP, Post Graduate Certificate, Florida International University, 1997
MSN, Masters in Nursing Education, Barry University, School of Nursing, 1993
BSN, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Duquesne University, 1971


Dr. Diann Carr is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Nursing at Barry University since 1994. Dr. Carr teaches Behavioral Health and Community/Public Health Nursing in the traditional/accelerated option undergraduate nursing program.  Dr. Carr has a particular interest in simulation-based learning experiences for students in behavioral health and has developed scenarios that reinforce the application of theory into the clinical setting.


Dr. Carr has a special interest in anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa disorders and her research has focused on these disorders.  Her master's research focused on nursing students regarding bulimia nervosa.  The research is entitled Bulimic and Non-Bulimic Community College Students' Perception of Family Adaptability and Family Cohesion.
Dr. Carr's dissertation focused on elementary teachers and their intention to refer those students suspected of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa to counselors.  The dissertation is entitled Middle School Teachers' Intentions to Refer Eating Disorder Students for Professional Counseling.  Her future research will focus on eating disorders, medication calculation for nurses, and simulation application in behavioral health nursing and community health nursing.