Mrs. Haskellís nursing experience began in pediatric nursing. Her current role is Assistant Professor and GHP Operations Coordinator.
She is an experienced educator in health assessment, pediatrics, simulation, and global health. She has helped design and
teach classes for the online RN to BSN and MSN programs. Prior to teaching, Tara worked in pediatric specialty areas: oncology,
medical-surgical, orthopedics, pulmonary, cardiology, PICU, NICU, and the emergency department. Tara is a certified
pediatric nurse and believes that healthcare should be available to all. In the DCN GHP program, Tara has led International medical
trips to Uganda, Cambodia, and India with DCN faculty & students. She also coordinates local volunteer events, plans and delivers
educational meetings on global health for the students/faculty, manages and interviews students seeking to go on international medical
missions, prepare for international medical internships world-wide and volunteers locally as well. Tara has won the Distinguished
Graduate Award from Florida State University for her contributions to community involvement. She is the Vice President of Sigma Theta
Tau Chi Alpha Chapter, a member of the Society of Pediatric Nurses, and a CPN.