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Assistant Professor of Nursing
McFarland Hall, Room 1149
The Jeanette C. Rudy School of Nursing and Health Professions
B.S.N., Cumberland University
M.S.N., Southern New Hampshire University
D.N.P., Chamberlain University

Dr. Tanya King-Paige began at Cumberland Fall of 2022. She teaches Foundations of Nursing and a clinical rotation of Adult Health 1 students.  Dr. King-Paige has had a career that has spanned almost 40 years.  She has done all types of critical care nursing as well as Peds/Adult Cardiac Cath lab at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital for almost 15 years. Dr. King-Paige most recently opened a Centralized Telemetry Monitoring Unit at Saint Thomas Hospital West.

After completing my DNP in 2021, Dr. King-Paige always dreamed of becoming a nursing instructor. She is very happy to be here and see her students flourish, and to them to soar like eagles when they complete the program.  She is member of the International Nursing Honor Society, Sigma Theta Tau, Middle Tennessee, Tennessee Black Nurses Association, and the Tennessee Nurses Association. She is originally from New York and moved to Tennessee 18 years ago.

Dr. King-Paige has three grown children. One of which is also a nurse and has two grandchildren. She enjoys traveling, cooking and bowling.