Teresa "Tess" Judge-Ellis, DNP, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, FAANP i is member of the Fitzgerald faculty. Fitzgerald Health Education Associates is an international provider of nurse practitioner certification preparation and continuing education for healthcare providers. She presents the FHEA Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam Review and Advanced Practice Update for psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioners. She is a certified psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner and family nurse practitioner with the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Dr. Judge-Ellis practices as a psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner at Meadowlark Psychiatric Services, PC, North Liberty, Iowa and as a psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner and family nurse practitioner at Winfield Community Clinic in Winfield, Iowa. She is an associate clinical professor for the University of Iowa's College of Nursing and teaches adult health and psychiatric-mental health disorders in the Doctor of Nursing Practice NP program. Dr. Judge-Ellis has been published in several journals including Advance for Nurse Practitioners and The Nurse Practitioner Journal. She has co-written several chapters in Current Issues in Nursing, 7th Edition. She has presented various topics at state and national conferences including the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties Annual Meeting and the Iowa Nurse Practitioner Society Annual Meeting
She is the recipient of the University of Iowa College of Nursing Distinguished Faculty Advising award. She has been a member of numerous committees at the University's College of Nursing, including the Faculty Practice Advisory Committee, and the College of Nursing Diversity Committee. She was a representative for the college of nursing for the university's Health Sciences Human Rights Program Committee. Dr. Judge-Ellis is the co-founder, charter member, and past-president of the Iowa Nurse Practitioner Society (INPS) and has been involved in various committees with the society. She is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties and has served as a Board Member-at Large. Dr. Judge-Ellis was inducted as a Fellow of the AANP.