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Theresa Roberts

Title: Assistant Professor, Nursing

Office: Health & Natural Sciences, Dahlonega
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Areas of Expertise: Mental Health, Fundamentals, Neonatal, Lactation and the childbearing woman


Professor Roberts has been a nursing educator for five years. She has worked in a variety of roles in hospital nursing; extensively as a Neonatal ICU nurse, lactation consultant and educator and in pediatrics. Her roles in health care have varied from critical care, patient and staff education, and facilitating community support groups.

Professor Roberts currently coordinates the Mental Health nursing course, with the focus on both inpatient acute care and outpatient mental healthcare.

Courses Taught

NURS 3202 Pharmacology in Nursing
NURS 3205 Foundations in Nursing Practice
NURS 4304 Mental Health in Nursing 


  • BSN, Nursing, Niagra University, 1979
  • MS, Nursing Education, University of North Georgia, 2009

Research/Special Interests

Mental health

Work Experience

Children’s Hospital of Buffalo 1979-1989-NICU staff nurse

Herman Hospital, Houston Texas 1980-1982- pediatric staff nurse and nursing manager of peds floor

Dallas Children 1982 Pediatric ER

Medical City Dallas 1983-1988 NICU charge and staff nurse

Hartford Hospital 1988-1990 NICU charge and staff

Alexandria Hospital 1990-1993 NICU charge and staff

Eastside Hospital, Snellville 1993-2009 NICU staff and certified lactation consultant

Northside Hospital, Atlanta 1995-1999, NICU lactation consultant

Personal Information

Three children- all educated and working great jobs, teacher, interior designer and industrial engineer, respectively.
two dogs and one cat. She lives to be outside, sail, and listen to live music.

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