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Keigwin School of Nursing

Office location

2800 University Blvd N
Jacksonville, FL 32211

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Mon – Fri, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


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Leigh Hart

Leigh Hart, PhD, MSN, ARNP, FNP-BC

Associate Dean and Professor

Email address  lhart@ju.edu
Telephone number  (904) 256-7600
Resume or CV  CV
Office location  BRCHS 208
Office hours  By appointment

Areas of Specialization

ANCC certified Family Nurse Practitioner


  • PhD, Nursing, Barry University
  • MSN, Community Health with a specialization in Nursing Education, Albany State University
  • BSN, Medical College of Georgia
  • ADN, Georgia Southwestern University

Professional Information

Dr. Leigh Hart is a tenured Professor at the Jacksonville University Keigwin School of Nursing. She is certified as a family nurse practitioner, and has practiced as a nurse practitioner in internal medicine and urgent care settings.  Dr. Hart obtained an ADN from Georgia Southwestern University, a BSN from the Medical College of Georgia, an MSN in Community Health with a specialization in Nursing Education from Albany State University, a PhD in Nursing from Barry University, and a post-master certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner from the University of North Florida.  Her three primary areas of research interest include academic integrity in online courses, nurse practitioner outcomes, and clinical decision making skills.