B.A. Spanish, English, Vanderbilt University 2004
M.S.N., Acute Care Nurse Practitioner specialty, Vanderbilt University, 2007
DNP, Vanderbilt University 2017
Work and Education
Dr. Halli Carr has been teaching nursing students since she graduated with her MSN in 2007. She has taught at Belmont University, Texas A&M University-Commerce, and Baylor Louise Herrington School of Nursing. Dr. Carr has been an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner since 2007 and actively practices in Trauma and Acute-Care Surgery and Surgical Critical Care at Baylor University Medical Center, Baylor All Saints Medical Center Fort Worth, and Harris Methodist Fort Worth. Since the advent of COVID-19 she has also deployed to cover COVID units where needed on the weekends.
In the past, Dr. Carr has served on many Nursing School Committees. At present she serves on the Undergraduate Curriculum committee for BLHSON.
Articles and Presentations
Outside the classroom, Dr. Carr has contributed significantly to research and clinical practice surrounding organ donation. She helped develop the clinical protocol used by Southwest Transplant Alliance to manage potential organ donors throughout Texas and has presented her research around the world. She has spoken locally at hospitals and meetings, nationally at nursing conferences, and internationally as an invited speaker for Sigma Theta Tau’s International Research Congress. She has published articles on clinical practice in nursing journals and serves as content expert for the American Nurses Association.
Finally, Dr. Carr is active in her community. She lives in Garland with her rescue dog Benny. She is a member of First Baptist Church of Rowlett. She loves to cook and spend time with her mom, sisters, and nieces/nephew. She is also a member of Samaritan’s Purse Disaster Response Unit (DART) and Baptist Global Response’s deployment team. Dr. Carr has served overseas on disaster/medical and teaching teams in countries like Ecuador, Brazil, Ghana, Zambia, Greece, Cambodia, and Nepal.