Patty M. Vari, Ph.D.

Program Director DNP Program
Program Director MSN-Adm Program
(540) 985-8532

Dr. Patty Vari is a doctorally prepared Registered Nurse with a Masters in Parent/Child Nursing and a PhD in Higher Education. She has worked at developing Interprofessional Education (IPE) curriculum at the University of North Dakota, Jefferson College of Health Sciences, and Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. As director of the MSN program she teaches students obtaining the Nurse Administrator and Family Nurse Practitioner degrees . She has had diverse clinical roles, most recently as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. Arriving at Jefferson College in 2008, she has continued her research program in IPE and breastfeeding.

B.S.N., University of Kentucky
M.S., University of North Dakota
Ph.D., University of North Dakota