Barbara L Harty, GNP, MSN, RN

Barbara Harty, GNP, MSN, RN

Assistant Professor - Geriatrics
For an appointment: 817-735-DOCS (3627)
Research interests:Gerontology

Barbara L. Harty is a clinical research coordinator and lead coordinator for pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical research in the Geriatric Division. She also serves as back up coordinator for cardiology studies.

Her practice consists of long-term care where she attends to about 100 patients a month in nursing facilities and assisted-living facilities. Fourth-year medical students and geriatric fellows follow her on her rounds. She also presents didactic training to the medical students.

Harty has been a registered nurse for the last 25 years and is experienced in long-term care, acute care and ambulatory care. She currently holds national certification through the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Gerontological Nurse Practitioner.

She is also a Clinical Research Coordinator and has been lead coordinator for studies involving aging, including Alzheimer’s, osteoarthritis, epilepsy and diabetes. She has lectured on a variety of gerontological issues.
Academic:Master Degree, Nursing, University of Texas at Arlington

Bachelor of Nursing, Nursing, University of Texas at Arlington

Honors:Member, Texas Alzheimer’s Disease State Plan Partnership

Member, Texas Alzheimer’s Research Consortium

Member, Institutional Review Board, UNTHSC

Speaker, Alzheimer’s Association

Speaker, Guardianship services

Speaker, Area Agency on Aging of Tarrant County

Speaker, Undergraduate Nursing Program, Texas Christian University