Amy Anderson, DNP, RN

Amy Anderson, DNP, RN

Former Visiting Fellow and professor in the Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences and the School of Medicine at Texas Christian University

Amy was a visiting fellow focusing on health care policy.

Amy Anderson has over 25 years of experience in nursing—practicing, teaching, and consulting for nongovernmental organizations, governmental chief nursing officers, universities and charitable organizations.

Anderson is on faculty at the Harris College of Nursing and Health Sciences at Texas Christian University. She is also the Health Policy & Advocacy Lead in the School of Medicine at Texas Christian University and University of North Texas Health Science Center. She holds a Doctor of Nursing Practice from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, is a registered nurse, and Certified Nurse Educator. Anderson is a former International Council of Nurses Global Nurse Leadership Institute Policy Program Fellow and a founder of Global Nurse Consultants Alliance.

Her clinical experience is in the operating room where she received enhanced training in infection control, cardiac surgery, infertility treatment, orthopedics, and neurosurgery. She has also worked as a school nurse and served the community as a Health and Safety Coordinator for a school district.

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Anderson has worked with medical and policy experts providing expert counsel to the National Coronavirus Recovery Commission on COVID-19 at The Heritage Foundation. Her work has focused on achieving a public health strategy that balances protecting lives and livelihoods, including by implementing policies to ensure patient access to health care during a pandemic and appropriate testing strategies. Her op-eds on COVID-19 have been featured on Fox Business, The Daily Signal, Real Clear Health, Newsday and the Tribune wire.