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College of Nursing Faculty

Cathy Durham

Catherine (Cathy) O. Durham, DNP, APRN, FNP-C
Director, MSN/DNP Program
Assistant Professor

Medical University of South Carolina
College of Nursing
99 Jonathan Lucas Street
MSC 160
Charleston, SC 29425-1600

Telephone: (843) 792-3585


Dr. Cathy Durham is the Director of the MSN/DNP Program and Instructor in the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program at the College of Nursing.  She earned her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Purdue University, Master of Science in Nursing from the University of South Carolina and her Doctor of Nursing Practice from the Medical University of South Carolina.  Dr. Durham is an ANCC certified Family Nurse Practitioner.
She is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Dr Durham is also an active drilling Reservist in the US Navy and holds the present rank of Commander.  Dr. Durham works closely with the Department of the Navy Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (DON SAPRO) office assessing sexual assault in the Reserve community and is the Officer in Charge of a busy drilling unit in Jacksonville, Florida.
She has experience in family medicine, and occupational medicine.  Her interests include primary care, chronic disease management, and work injury prevention.