Ava G. Porter, D.N.P.

(540) 985-8531

Dr. Ava Porter is Professor and Chair of the Department of Nursing at Jefferson College of Health Sciences in Roanoke, Virginia. She holds a secondary appointment at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine in the Department of Interprofessionalism. She is a Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) via the National League for Nursing. She serves on the Board of the Virginia Association of Colleges of Nursing.  In addition to membership in Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society for Nursing, she is a member of Phi Kappa Phi, a collegiate honor society dedicated to the recognition and promotion of academic excellence in all disciplines.

A.S.N., Virginia Western Community College
B.S.N., West Virginia University
M.S.N., Radford University
D.N.P., Case Western Reserve University