Tara K. Hill

Dr. Huntley

Tara Hill, MSN, APRN,FNP-C

Assistant Clinical Education

School of Nursing

Yxh042@shsu.edu | 936-202-5122 | TWC 407C

Curriculum Vitae


Tara is an enthusiastic family nurse practitioner who specializes in pediatric emergency medicine with experience in clinical, instructional, and organizational faculties. She has dedicated her educational career to guiding nursing students in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of pediatric patients based on presentation, symptomology, physical exam, and relevant medical history. She has provided both clinical and didactic instructions to students in the classroom, skills lab, and acute care hospital setting while assisting the students to develop an understanding of values, attitudes, and ideals appropriate in treating acutely ill pediatric patients. Tara currently practices as a nurse practitioner at Texas Children’s Hospital in the emergency center and thoroughly enjoys educating her students in specialized inpatient settings at the Texas Medical Center. She is a strong advocate for higher education and is currently working towards her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree at the University of Texas Medical Branch. She and her husband, Logan, have a 12-year-old daughter, a 4-year-old son, and three dogs, Gunner, Paisley, and Hooch!


  • Master of Science in Nursing, University of Texas Medical Branch

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Texas Tech University of Health Sciences Center

  • Bachelor of Science in Health Science Studies – Education, Baylor University

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Bachelor of Science in Nursing: Pediatrics, Sam Houston State University – The Woodlands, TX

  • Adjunct Clinical Instructor, Bachelor of Science in Nursing: Pediatrics, Sam Houston State University -The Woodlands, TX

  • Nurse Practitioner, Next Level Urgent Care – Katy, TX