Haley, Tammy

Haley Tammy

Dr. Tammy Haley
Director of Nursing and Radiological Science, Assistant Professor of Nursing, and Coordinator of the RN-BSN Program
Division of Biological and Health Sciences

Contact Information:
tmh24@pitt.edu 814-362-7557
254 Swarts Hall

Degrees and Credentials:
Ph.D. Nursing, University of Pittsburgh
M.P.H. University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health
M.S.N. University of Pittsburgh
B.S.N. Georgia College and State University
A.S.N. Macon College

Academic Focus:
Dr. Haley has taught in the classroom and clinical setting in the ASN and RN-BSN completion program.  Courses taught include: Clinical Calculations, Comprehensive Nursing I, II, & III, Health Promotion & Physical Assessment, Nursing Research, Women's Health Nursing, Community Health Nursing.

Short Bio:

With more than 25 years of nursing experience in a variety of patient care settings as a Registered Nurse and Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, Dr. Haley has been a member of the nursing faculty at Pitt-Bradford since 2003, serving as Coordinator of the RN-BSN program since 2007, and Director of Nursing and Radiological Science since 2014.  

Research, Accomplishments, and Publications:


  • Distinguished Alumni Award for Teaching and Dissemination, 2017.  University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.
  • Appalachian Regional Commission Teaching Fellow, 2016. 
  • President's Award for Excellence in Teaching, Scholarship, and Service, 2016.  University of Pittsburgh at Bradford.
  • Keynote Speaker, University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, Honors Convocation, April, 2014
  • Chair's Faculty Teaching Award, 2012.  University of Pittsburgh at Bradford.

Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, ANCC, 2003 - 2018
Certified Pediatric Nurse, ANCC, 1992 - 2002

Fiorentino, L., & Haley, T., (2017).  Getting Social:  The Use of Social Media to Improve Alumni Response Rates for Assessment of Program Outcomes.  Nursing Education Perspectives:  The Research Journal of the National League for Nursing

Haley, T., Puskar, K., Terhorst, L., Terry, M., Charron-Prochownik, D., (2013).  Condom use among sexually active rural high-school adolescents:  Personal, environmental, and behavioral predictors.  The Journal of School Nursing, 29(3), 212-224.  doi: 10.1177/1059840512461282. 

Haley, T., (2012). Personal, Environmental, and Behavioral Factors Influencing Condom Use in Rural Youth. Doctoral Dissertation, University of Pittsburgh.

Haley, T., Puskar, K., & Terhorst, L., (2011).  Psychometric Properties of the Screen for Child Anxiety Related Disorders (SCARED) in a Rural High School Population. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 24(1), 23-32.  doi: 10.1111/j.1744-6171.2010.00264.x

Puskar, K., Stark, K., Northcut, T., Williams, R. Haley, T., (2010) Teaching kids to cope with anger:  Peer education.  Journal of Child Health Care. doi: 10.1177/1367493510382932

Puskar, K., Bernardo, L., Ren, D., Haley, T., Stark, K., Switala, J., Siemon, L., (2010).   Self-Esteem and Optimism in Rural Youth:  Gender Differences. Contemporary Nurse, 34, (2), 190-98. doi: 10.5172/conu.2010.34.2.190

Puskar, K., Ren, D., Bernardo, L.M., Haley, T., & Stark, K.M., (2008).  Anger correlated with psychosocial variables in rural youth.  Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 31(2), 71-87. doi: 10.1080/01460860802023513