Dr. Audra Rankin is a pediatric nurse practitioner and clinical assistant professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing. Dr. Rankin received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a Master of Science in Nursing from Vanderbilt University and a Doctor of Nursing Practice from Duke University. She received a Post-Master Certificate in Nursing Education from Johns Hopkins University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Dr. Rankin maintains active certifications as a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Mental Health Specialist, Certified Lactation Counselor and Certified Nurse Educator.
She has served as a scholar and faculty at the Harvard Macy Program for Educators in Health Professions at Harvard University and was named an American Association of Colleges of Nursing Faculty Health Policy Fellow. Dr. Rankin maintains an active program of scholarship on childhood obesity prevention, interprofessional education, and health policy.