James Alberding, DNP, CRNA, APN

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2022 Most Outstanding Alumnus Award Winner

James Alberding

Dr. James Alberding is Associate Program Director and Clinical Assistant Professor of the DNP Nurse Anesthesia Concentration at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Nursing. He was also the 2021 recipient of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s (AACN) Novice Faculty Excellence Clinical Teaching Award.

Dr. Alberding earned his Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from the University of Memphis in 2008 and his Doctor of Nursing Practice in Nurse Anesthesia at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing in 2013.

He has long been involved in the Tennessee Association of Nurse Anesthetists (TANA), and is currently President-Elect and Co-Federal Political Director of TANA. He also the State Advocate for the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Foundation.

At the university level, Dr. Alberding’s service includes the Faculty Affairs Committee and the Faculty Search Committee. He has also served on the Board of Directors for the Memphis Student Nurse Anesthetists Foundation.

Dr. Alberding and his wife, Stephanie, are the proud parents of three daughters: Madison, Morgan, and Macy.


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