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The Grad Post, Fall 2021, Christina Palmer, Doctor of Nursing Practice

Q: What drew you to Georgia Southern for your graduate studies?

A: As a local Savannah girl, Armstrong was my alma Mater. I continued with Georgia Southern to pursue my doctorate to become a “legal eagle”, pun intended.

Q: What are your Georgia Southern “points of pride?” What is one thing you are most proud of during your time here at Georgia Southern? 

A: I am proud to attend a university that is respected as an institution who continually contributes their time and resources to the local community. In these divided times, it’s heartwarming to be a part of an establishment founded in charity and pride.  

Q: Are you a part of an internship or co-op experience? What are you doing? What are you learning?

A: I am currently in clinicals in Savannah with a local physician seeing patients in a family practice setting, as well as working full time as an ICU COVID response nurse in Charleston.

Q: How is Georgia Southern preparing you for your future career?

A: Georgia Southern has prepared me for my future career by allowing me to grow in my knowledge of nursing practice while simultaneously exposing me to real world application of medicine. It has been a gift to learn complex information while seeing patients in a collaborative process, as it reinforces the concepts learned in the classroom.


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