Rita Joan Clarke, F.N.P.

Ms. Rita Joan Clark has a Master of Science in Nursing from Belmont University, Nashville TN in August 1998 and has a BSN in Nursing from Tennessee Technological University in May 1996. Prior to this, Ms. Clark attended University of Tennessee where she has a Nursing Associate degree that was awarded in June 1974.

Ms. Clark has been working with Byrdstown Medical Center as a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner since August 1998. In addition, Ms. Clark has worked at the Tennessee Department of Health and Environment in Byrdstown, Baptist Hospital as a Staff Registered Nurse and a Nursing Aid at Parkview Hospital in Nashville from July 1972 to December 1973. Ms. Clark has also volunteered with the Baptist Society Medical Mission in Gaza and the West Bank in June 1997 and a Remote Area Medical mission in the Upper Cumberland in June 1995.

Ms. Clark is also part of the Child Abuse Review Team in Byrdstown since 2000 and is also on the Byrdstown Foster Review Board. Ms. Clark is married to Jimmie Lee, has one son John and a grandson Lane. She is a resident of Byrdstown and enjoys her family, friends and hobbies outside of her love for nursing and helping people.