Patricia M. Speck, DNSc, APN, FNP-BC, DF-IAFN, FAAFS, FAAN

Associate Professor
Public Health Nursing Concentration Coordinator (2007-2013)
Forensic Nursing Concentration Coordinator (2013-2014)

Office: STE 954 920 MADISON BUILDING
920 MADISON AVENUE
MEMPHIS TN 38163
Tel: (901) 448-6098
pspeck@uthsc.edu

Education

  • DNSc, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Public Health Nursing - Forensic Nursing Program Evaluation
  • M.S.N., University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Primary Care and Public Health Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • B.S.N., University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Nursing, Nursing
  • None, Memphis State University, Memphis, TN, Pre-Nursing

Research interest/specialty

She has a research interest in forensic nursing practice and interpersonal violence across the life span, its effects on individuals and populations, policy development, program evaluation and violence prevention initiatives.

Research interest/specialty

She has a research interest in forensic nursing practice and interpersonal violence across the life span, its effects on individuals and populations, policy development, program evaluation and violence prevention initiatives.

Publications

  1. Campbell, LA, Wan, J, Speck, PM, Hartig, MT. Women, Infant and Children (WIC) peer counselor contact with first time breastfeeding mothers. Public Health Nurs, 31 (1), 3-9, 2013.
  2. Speck, PM, Kennedy, BL, Henry, ND, Ernst, EJ. Analysis of possible sexual assault or abuse in a 67-year-old female with early dementia post-brain attack. Adv Emerg Nurs J, 35 (3), 217-39, 2013.
  3. Lee, EA, Bissett, JK, Carter, MA, Cowan, PA, Pyne, JM, Speck, PM, Theus, SA, Tolley, EA. Preliminary findings of the relationship of lower heart rate variability with military sexual trauma and presumed posttraumatic stress disorder. J Trauma Stress, 26 (2), 249-56, 2013.
  4. Ernst, EJ, Speck, PM, Fitzpatrick, JJ. The element of naturalness when evaluating image quality of digital photo documentation after sexual assault. Adv Emerg Nurs J, 34 (3), 250-8, 2012.
  5. Ernst, EJ, Speck, PM, Fitzpatrick, JJ. Evaluation of image quality of digital photo documentation of female genital injuries following sexual assault. J Forensic Nurs, 7 (4), 182-9, 2011.
  6. Connor, PD, Nouer, SS, Speck, PM, Mackey, SN, Tipton, NG. Nursing students and intimate partner violence education: improving and integrating knowledge into health care curricula. J Prof Nurs, 29 (4), 233-9, 2011.
  7. Ernst, EJ, Speck, PM, Fitzpatrick, JJ. Usefulness: forensic photo documentation after sexual assault. Adv Emerg Nurs J, 33 (1), 29-38, 2011.
  8. Ferguson, CT, Speck, PM. The forensic nurse and violence prevention and response in public health. J Forensic Nurs, 6 (3), 151-6, 2010.
  9. Cunningham, JL, Mulvihill, BA, Speck, PM. Disability and the church: how wide is your door. J Christ Nurs, 26 (3), 140-7; quiz 148-9, 2009.
  10. Speck, PM, Connor, PD, Hartig, MT, Cunningham, PD, Fleming, B. Vulnerable populations: drug court program clients. Nurs Clin North Am, 43 (3), 477-89, x-xi, 2008.
  11. Palmer, J, Speck, PM, Sullivan, M, Morrison, CA. Forensic nursing: more than 'CSI'. Reflect Nurs Leadersh, 31 (2), 24-6, 27, 42, 2005.
  12. Clements, PT, Speck, PM, Crane, PA, Faulkner, MJ. Issues and dynamics of sexually assaulted adolescents and their families. Int J Ment Health Nurs, 13 (4), 267-74, 2004.
  13. Speck, PM, Peters, S. Forensics in NP practice. Adv Nurse Pract, 7 (11), 18, 1999.
  14. Speck, PM. Establishing a forensic nurse council within a state nurses association: the Tennessee Nurses Association Council of Forensic Nurses. J Emerg Nurs, 24 (2), 169-70, 1998.
  15. Aiken, M, Speck, PM. Forensic considerations for the emergency department. Tenn Nurse, 59 (3), 19-21, 1996.
  16. Speck, PM, Whalley, A. Domestic violence: role of the RN. Tenn Nurse, 59 (3), 27, 31, 1996.
  17. Speck, PM, Aiken, MM, Cassinello, B, Bruce, H. Criminal interpersonal violence: laws every nurse should know. Tenn Nurse, 59 (3), 26-9, 1996.
  18. Muram, D, Speck, PM, Dockter, M. Child sexual abuse examination: is there a need for routine screening for N. gonorrhoeae. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol, 9 (2), 79-80, 1996.
  19. Muram, D, Hostetler, BR, Jones, CE, Speck, PM. Adolescent victims of sexual assault. J Adolesc Health, 17 (6), 372-5, 1995.
  20. Aiken, MM, Speck, PM. Sexual assault and multiple trauma: a sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE) challenge. J Emerg Nurs, 21 (5), 466-8, 1995.
  21. Speck, PM, Aiken, MM. 20 years of community nursing service: Memphis Sexual Assault Resource Center. Tenn Nurse, 58 (2), 15-8, 1995.
  22. Lipscomb, GH, Muram, D, Speck, PM, Mercer, BM. Male victims of sexual assault. JAMA, 267 (22), 3064-6, 1992.
  23. Muram, D, Speck, PM, Gold, SS. Genital abnormalities in female siblings and friends of child victims of sexual abuse. Child Abuse Negl, 15 (1-2), 105-10, 1991.
  24. Aiken, MM, Speck, PM. Confidentiality in cases of rape: a concept reconsidered. J Clin Ethics, 2 (1), 63-5; discussion 66-71, 1991.