Johnny R.  Tice
Associate Professor
Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner Department
1557 CHS Building 1

Dr. Johnny R. Tice is dual-certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Dr. Tice has worked in the areas of Cardiac/Telemetry, Neonatal ICU, Emergency Medicine, and Correctional Mental Health. Dr. Tice completed the Advanced Clinical Practitioner Fellowship in Rural Primary Care with the Carolinas Healthcare System in Charlotte, North Carolina, and the Duke –Johnson & Johnson Nurse Leadership Fellowship Program at Duke University. Additionally, Dr. Tice was honored with “The Under 40 Award” by the National Black Nurses Association (NBNA) which celebrate NBNA members who are 40 years old and under who have shown strong leadership and demonstrated excellence and innovation in their practice setting, in their NBNA chapters and in the communities they serve. Dr. Tice maintains clinical practice as an advanced practice nurse, in correctional mental health. 

Degrees and Certifications

  • D.N.P., The University of Alabama
  • M.S.N., family and psychiatric mental health nursing practitioner, The University of Alabama
  • M.A., health studies/promotion, The University of Alabama
  • B.S.N., nursing, The University of Alabama


  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
  • Family/Primary Care Nursing
  • Men's Health

Awards and Honors

  • Outstanding Faculty Practice Award Recipient
  • Outstanding Commitment to Advising Award Nominee
  • Duke-Johnson & Johnson Nurse Leadership Program - Fellow
  • Alabama State Nurses Association - The Citation of Excellence Award Recipient
  • National Black Nurse Association Under 40 Award Recipient


  • National League for Nursing
  • American Psychiatric Nurses Association
  • Association of Black Nursing Faculty
  • National Black Nurses Association - West Alabama Chapter
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing


  • Callihan, M. L., Wolf, L., Cole, H. S., Robinson, S. M., Stokley, H. A., Rice, M. N., Eyer, J.C., Tice, J. R., Mohabbat, S., & Rogers, S. (2022) Determining clinical judgment among emergency nurses during a complex simulation. Journal of Emergency Nursing,
  • Tice, J. R., Brown, W. C., Boyle, M., Martin, R. A., Castillo, R., & Mumba, M. N. (2022). Implementing full practice authority for advanced practice registered nurses: A case for mitigating critical mental health services. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 10783903221096340.
  • Tice, J.R. (2021, October). Wellness from the root. Code M Magazine, October 2021, 33-37.
  • Estes, S., & Tice, J.R. (2021). Understanding and addressing the unique challenges and conditions of the veteran: Improving sleep and well-being. Nursing Clinics of North America, 56(2), 219-227.
  • Tice, J.R. (2021, June). Let’s talk about the prostate. Code M Magazine, June 2021, 14-16.
  • Wedgeworth, M., Ford, C., & Tice, J. R. (2020) "I'm scared": Journaling Uncovers Student Perceptions Prior to a Psychiatric Clinical Rotation. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association.
  • Tice, J. R., Cole, L. G., Ungvary, S. M., George, S. D., & Oliver, J. S. (2019). Original article: Clinician accountability in a primary care clinic time-interval blood pressure measurements study: Practice implications. Applied Nursing Research, 45, 69–72.


  • Tice, J.R. (2022, October) Addressing Mental Health in Ambulatory and Primary Care Settings. NPAA 16th Annual Conference, Mobile, Al (Accepted)
  • Callihan, M. L., Cole, H. S., Stokley, H. A., Rice, M. N., Tice, J. R., Eyer, J.C., Robinson, S. M., Wolf, L., Mohabbat, S., & Rogers, S. (March 2022), 5th annual Southeast Regional Research Symposium: An occupational safety and health conference, “Measuring the Impact of Secondary Stressors on Patient Outcomes through simulation activities.” Southeast Regional Research group, Birmingham, AL, United States
  • Tice, J.R., Brown, W., & Keen, K. (2021, November). Helping adults with ADHD thrive during a pandemic: Tools we can all use. NPAA 15th Annual Conference, Hoover, Al (Accepted)
  • Gibbs, M., Macon, B., Tice, J.R., Zimmer, R. & Harkey, K. (2021, April). Transitioning to academia or research: A panel discussion. Charlotte AHEC Beyond the Bedside: Advancing APPs through Leadership and Engagement Conference. (Invited)
  • Tice, J.R., (2021, March). Finding your passion: driving your career. Capstone College of Nursing, 2021 DNP Intensive, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Invited)
  • Tice, J.R., Horton, A.G., & Snow. R.M. (2020, July). Advancing nursing education through an intra- professional simulation training model. 31h International Nursing Research Congress Virtual (Accepted)


  • Population focused Cardiovascular and Mental Health Disparities
  • Men's Health
  • Experiential Learning in Nurse Education