Cecelia Hammond, DNP, MSN, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC

Assistant Professor, Nursing Programs


St. Augustine, FL


College of Health Sciences
School of Nursing


Chronic Disease Management
Clinical Education
Community Mental Health
Family Medicine
Healthcare Higher Education
Mental Health
Population Health


Doctor of Nursing Practice, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Master of Science in Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner, University of Mobile
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of South Alabama

Research Interests

Malignant Hypertension
Chronic Kidney Disease
Community Health Disparities
Psychiatric Mental Health

Dr. Cecelia Hammond has many years of experience as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) and has been an American Nurses Credentialing Center certified FNP since 2008. Her FNP background includes working several years in a community clinic caring for patients across the lifespan. She has been in a faculty role for the past 14 years teaching within nursing undergraduate and family nurse practitioner graduate programs.

With a distinguished and sustained record of online teaching, scholarship and service, Dr. Hammond has developed nursing curricula and taught online advanced nursing courses for many years. She has a passion for teaching graduate nursing courses and especially enjoys teaching the core primary care FNP courses and nursing theory, health assessment and pharmacology.

Dr. Hammond obtained her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) in 2010. Her content areas of expertise are adult and geriatric health, pharmacology, advanced practice nursing, leadership, chronic disease and medication management, evidence-based practice and primary care. Dr. Hammond joined the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences as a contributing faculty member in January 2020 and became a core faculty member in May 2021.