Taryn Hill, PhD, MSN, MPH, RN
Dr. Taryn Hill has been a nurse for over 30 years. She received her BSN from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio in 1990, returned to complete her MSN in nursing education in 2007 and graduated from Capella University in 2012 with a PhD in Education: Nursing Education specialization. In 2021, she completed her Master’s in Public Health Degree with Chamberlain University. Her research interest was in maternal mortality where she developed a student internship program for the Ohio Department of Health Pregnancy and Mortality Review Program.
Dr. Hill began her nursing career at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, where she was a staff nurse on a renal/metabolic unit. She cared for children with conditions such as diabetes, renal failure, cystic fibrosis, leukodystrophy, seizure disorder, and cancer. After caring for clients with renal disease, she quickly became interested in dialysis. Following four wonderful years at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, she took a position in an outpatient hemodialysis clinic. The remainder of her clinical career was in various positions related to outpatient/inpatient free standing hemodialysis clinics. She served as a staff nurse in the acute and chronic setting, caring for both peritoneal and hemodialysis patients. She also served as charge nurse and Clinical Manager.
Dr. Hill began teaching in 2003 as a clinical instructor. She started working for Chamberlain in 2007 and is currently the Campus President for the Columbus and Cleveland Campuses, as well as the Alliance Campus President for the Indianapolis and St. Louis campuses.
Dr. Hill is the second chapter president for Chamberlain’s Phi Pi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International. Prior to becoming President, she served as campus counselor and President elect. She was a founding charter member of the Phi Pi chapter in 2011. She served as campus counselor for four years, President Elect for two years, President for two years, and Past President for two years. During her tenure, Phi Pi earned several awards for chapter website presentation and philanthropic activities.
Dr. Hill became a member of the Mid-Ohio District Nurses’ Association (MODNA) in 2015. She has served four terms as a Director for the MODNA board. She has attended the Ohio Nurses Association (ONA) convention as a delegate twice, remained active on the board, and volunteered for MODNA events. She is currently a board member for the Columbus Region National Kidney Foundation board of directors, where she also served as a director for the medical advisory board.
Personally, she is married with three children, four grandchildren, and two magnificent dogs.
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