Heather R Rivasplata
DNP, MPH, APRN, FNP- BC, AAHIVS, CTropMed®
Department of Primary Appointment:
Graduate School of Nursing
Family Nurse Practitioner and Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Program
Location: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MDResearch Interests:
Clinical- infectious diseases at the DCVA Medical Center. Research- prevention of infectious diseases, impact of infectious diseases on chronic diseases, & travel medicine in austere environments.
Global health professional partnerships. DOD & VA coordination to improve outcomes in ID care.
EducationDuke University, 2020 Doctorate of Nursing Practice
Duke University, 2018 Post MSN Graduate HIV Specialty
University of Minnesota/CDC, 2014 Tropical and Travel Medicine Certificate
Johns Hopkins University, 2004 Master of Public Health & Humanitarian Certificate
Georgetown University, 2003 Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner
Johns Hopkins University, 2001 Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Virginia Polytechnic & State University, 1996 Bachelor of Science in Biology, Concentration in Microbiology/ Immunology