Faith Garrett

  • Position:  Assistant Professor
  • Department:  School of Nursing
  • Office Location:  Building 37, Room 128
  • Campus: 850-473-7759


Dr. Faith Garrett, assistant professor, teaches nursing professionalism, leadership and management, patient centered care, health assessment, and pharmacology.

Garrett has more than 30 years of experience working as a practicing registered nurse and adult health nurse practitioner in both hospital and community health care settings; this also includes 15 years of teaching nursing in the academic setting. Her primary research interests focus on lesbian health, student nurse stress, and spirituality in nursing. 

As the founding dean and chair of a Georgia academic institution, Garrett has a professional interest in nursing academia. Before coming to UWF in 2013, Garrett was associate professor and founding dean of Nursing and Health Sciences at Gordon State College. At the school, she managed the associate degree in nursing program and RN to BSN programs. She was also an assistant professor at the University of West Georgia, where she taught in the bachelor's in science nursing program, the registered nurse to bachelor's in science nursing program, and the master's in science nursing program. 

She received a bachelor's in nursing from Florida Southern College, master's in adult health nurse practitioner from the University of Central Florida, and doctorate in health care education with a minor in curriculum and instruction from Nova Southeastern University.