Tamara Lynn Burket MS, RN, ACNS-BC, GCNS-BC, CCRN, FGNLA

Tamara Lynn Burket is a graduate and faculty member of Penn State University and is employed as a Gerontological Clinical Nurse Specialist at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. She is an experienced nurse who is currently certified as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Adult and Geriatric Nursing. Ms. Burket has published, and has experience in research as a facilitator and co-investigator, and now as a primary investigator. She is a Pennsylvania Nightingale Award winner, a National Gerontological Nursing Association Advanced Practice and Innovations in Practice award recipient, and received YWCA of Greater Harrisburg's Tribute to Women of Excellence 2010 Award for professionalism and community service. Ms. Burket is currently a fellow in the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Geriatric Nursing Leadership Academy. She is pursuing her Doctorate in Nursing Practice at Waynesburg University.