Meet the Program Director
Dr. Sawyer-McGee is the inaugural program director for the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program. Dr. McGee has been an acute care nurse practitioner since 1997 and was the first nurse practitioner and clinician to conduct the preoperative surgical assessments for the opening of Parkland Health and Hospital System in Dallas, Texas’ outpatient surgery center. Dr. McGee has been an online faculty for several years teaching both undergraduate and graduate nursing courses and chair roles for Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) students. Dr. Sawyer-McGee’s work expands in several medical specialties. Her research interests are minority and population health, health promotion, and prevention. In her spare time, Dr. McGee likes to do yoga, cycling, decorate, volunteer in the community, and spend time with family.