Ms. Irvin joined the faculty at Campbellsville University in 2018. She took early retirement to care for her mother with dementia. After her passing, she returned to the workforce. Prior to her retirement, she was an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) with the University of Louisville Department of Family and Geriatric Medicine with a focus on geriatrics. Prior to returning to school for her APRN, she spent the majority of her nursing career as an emergency department and critical care nurse. Education includes an associate degree in nursing from Western Kentucky University (WKU), a bachelor of science nursing degree from McKendree University, and a masters science in nursing with a family nurse practitioner focus from WKU. She is board certified as a family nurse practitioner and as a gerontology nurse.
Prior to joining the University of Louisville, Ms. Irvin taught at WKU in courses of nursing fundamentals and medical-surgical nursing. She currently teaches gerontological nursing, advanced health assessment, and nursing informatics.
Ms. Irvin is a lifelong member of the United Methodist Church, mother of three, grandmother of eight. Hobbies include reading, old movies, spending time with family, and home organization.