Tanya Battle-wherry

Contributing Faculty
College of Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

LaTanya Battle-Wherry received her Master of Science in Nursing at Excelsior College in Clinical Systems Management in December 2015 and a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) Post-Master’s Certificate at Georgia College State University in May 2018. She serves as a part-time faculty in the College of Nursing at Walden University. Her tenure began in September 2020, teaching in the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program. Mrs. Battle-Wherry is certified as a PMHNP through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She has taught Nursing as a Clinical Instructor at Corinthians College. Mrs. Battle-Wherry has over 20 years of experience in multiple clinical areas including Forensics, Psychiatry, Informatics, Intensive Care Unit, Oncology, and Disease Care Management. She is a member of the following organizations: Sigma Theta Tau International, The American Psychiatric Nurses Association, and The Neuroscience Education Institute.

Courses Taught

PMHNP Across Lifespan I 6665 - PRAC 6665


AS, Miami Dade College

BS, Auburn University

MSN, Excelsior College

MSN, Georgia College State University

Public Service

Sigma Global Nursing Excellence - Sigma Theata Tau , Member -

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Member - Columbus

National Black Nurses Association, Member - Columbus

Awards / Honors

Caught You Caring Award , St. Francis Hospital, Columbus, GA, 2015


Battle-Wherry, L. T. (2016). Bridging gaps in acute wound care: A continuum of care using a computerized provider order entry system . Online Journal of Issues In Nursing