Tessie Harris

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

Dr. Tessie Harris has been a contributing faculty member of Walden University since 2018. She has taught several courses in the MSN/PMHNP program. She pursued a bachelor's degree in nursing graduating from Auburn University Montgomery with honors in 2005. Dr. Harris desired to have more autonomy in patient care earning her Masters of Science in Nursing with a specialization in Family Nurse Practitioner in 2008 from Troy University. She pursued her doctorate, being conferred in 2014 from Troy University. Dr. Harris received her second Master's of Science in Nursing with a specialization in Psychiatry/ Mental Health from the University of Alabama in Birmingham in 2015.

Courses Taught

PRAC 6645 - Psychotherapy Multiple Modalities Practicum

NRNP 6645 - Psychotherapy Multiple Modalities


DNP, Troy University

MSN, Troy University

MSN, Troy University

BSN, Auburn University Montgomery


Harris-Packer, T., Forehand, J., Hodges, T., Leigh, K. (2015). The Implementation of an Exercise by Prescription Program in Middle-aged Hypertensive African American Women. Journal of Nursing and Healthcare