Renee Flippo, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC

Clinical Associate Professor and PNP Track Coordinator

DNP Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA
MSN Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA
BSN University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Board Certification: National Certification (Pediatric Nursing Certification Board); Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Contact Info:
Office: 333 North Washington Avenue, Ste. 301.22, Dallas, TX 75246
Phone: 972.576.9152

Dr. Renee Flippo is a Clinical Associate Professor and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Track Coordinator at the Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON). Her teaching responsibilities have included the courses: Clinical and Lab Coordinator; Introduction to Professional Lab Practice; The Childrearing Family, Servant Leadership, Pediatric Management for the FNP, Level One Coordinator, DNP Project Chair, and LHSON Graduate Faculty.

Her most current research focused on Reduction of 30-day Preventable Pediatric Readmission Rates with Post-Discharge Phone Calls Utilizing a Patient- and Family- Centered Care Approach and was published in the Journal of Pediatric Health Care. She also has scholarship interest in strengthening partnerships between schools of nursing and community settings, specifically school districts and facilities serving urban, at risk children.

Dr. Flippo serves as a Baylor Faculty Senator, is a Baylor Summer Faculty Institute Fellow, and is course faculty for the Dallas Independent School District, teaching Pediatric Physical Assessment to their second year school nurses.

Prior to LHSON, Dr. Flippo was an Assistant Professor and the Program Director for the Healthy Grandparent and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Programs at Georgia Regents University (GRU) in Augusta, Georgia. While at GRU she also served as Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Concentration Coordinator, Assistant Professor and Instructor in the Department of Biobehavioral Nursing.

Her service on nursing committees at Baylor have included: Graduate Studies, DNP Program, Undergraduate Curriculum, Program Effectiveness, Concept Based Curriculum Task Force, and Educational Technology.  While at Georgia Regents she served on CONITAC (Technology Committee) member; DNP/NP Transition Leadership Task Force; DNP Program Committee; member of Undergraduate Programs Committee; member of Biobehavioral Nursing Advisory Committee; Chair, Undergraduate Admissions Committee; member, Undergraduate Admissions Committee; member, Nursing Faculty Practice Group Bylaws Committee.

She currently serves on the Sigma Theta Tau Eta Gamma Chapter Board and is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Nurse Leader Review Committee.  She also serves on the conference planning committee for the Greater Texas Chapter of NAPNAP (National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners)

State/Local Presentations
Flippo, R. (2014). Reduction of 30-day Preventable Pediatric Hospital Readmission Rates Utilizing Post-Discharge Phone Calls within a Patient- and Family-Centered Care Model: A Quality Improvement Project. Poster presentation, Georgia Regents University, Graduate Research Day, March 21, 2014.

Flippo, R. & Kiernan, B. (April, 2007) Community Partnerships: Best Practices for the Maltreated and Neglected Child. Presented at the 2007 Beta Omicron Conference, Augusta, GA. (Refereed podium presentation)

National Presentations
Flippo, R., (2019). Competency Performance Exam Grading Tool. Poster Presentation, SREB CCEN Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Flippo, R., Nesmith, E., Stark, N., Joshua, T., & Hoehn, M. (2015). Reduction of 30-day Preventable Pediatric Readmission Rates with Post-Discharge Phone Calls Utilizing a Patient- and Family-Centered Care Approach. Poster presentation, NAPNAP Annual Conference, Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas, NV

NeSmith, EG, Medeiros, RS, Roberson, AB, Murphy, M, Flippo, R, Gollan, S, Ferdinand, CHB, Holsten, S, Perry, T, Marion, L. (2014, January). The PhD/DNP Operational Collaborative Model (P-DOC) as a framework to improve Patient and Family-Centered Care research, education, and practice. Podium Presentation. American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) 2014 Doctoral Education Conference, Waldorf Astoria Naples, Naples, FL.

Publications in Referred Journals
Flippo, R., Nesmith, E., Stark, N., Joshua, T., & Hoehn, M. (2015). Reduction of 30-day Preventable Pediatric Readmission Rates with Post-Discharge Phone Calls Utilizing a Patient- and Family-Centered Care Approach. Journal of Pediatric Healthcare, 29(6), 492-500 doi: 10.1016/j.pedhc.2015.01.010.

Mixon, C.M., Weinberger, P.M., & Austin, M.B. (2007). Comparison of microdebrider subcapsular tonsillectomy to harmonic scalpel and electrocautery total tonsillectomy. American Journal of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Medicine and Surgery, 28, 13-17. Data collection and study assistance provided by Flippo, R.

Awards and Honors
2018 DFW Great100 Nurse
2016, Provider of the Month, Children’s Medical Center, Fast Track ER
2014, College of Nursing Excellence in Research Poster Award
2006, Fellow National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
2006, Nurse Practitioner Student of the Year, In recognition of outstanding achievement by the Medical College Georgia School of Nursing
2005, Induction, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Beta Omicron Chapter
1999, Angels On Earth Award Michael Brandon Young Childhood Cancer Foundation

Dr. Flippo is very involved in giving back through scientific and professional societies and community activities. She is a current member of the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties; National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, Association of Faculties of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, Texas DNP and Sigma Theta Tau, Eta Gamma Chapter.

Dr. Flippo is a Traffick911 Volunteer and serves on the guest experience team at her local church.  Some of her past participation has included: panelist/speaker at Rivers of Justice 2015 (Juvenile Sex Trafficking) conference in Evans, GA; Volunteer/Medical Consultant, I-care4 Organization (Prevention/Protection of Exploited Women and Children; Annual Guest Lecturer to 9th grade female students at Westminster Schools of Augusta on Adolescent High Risk Behaviors; Participant in Annual Lobby Day at the Georgia State Capital; Faculty Counselor, Beta Omicron/Sigma Theta Tau and Participant in CSRA Asthma Symposium for the Richmond County Health Department.