Dr. Angela Norman, DNP, GNP, ACNP currently serves at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging’s as the Assistant Director of the Centers on Aging. Norman also serves as an Assistant Professor at UAMS the College of Medicine and clinical Professor at UAMS College of Nursing.
Dr. Norman holds a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, a Master of Nursing Science degree and a Bachelor of Nursing degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. She is recognized statewide and beyond for her leadership and focus in the community-based care of older adults and families across the long-term care spectrum, focusing specifically on those effected by dementia. She is committed to caring for older adults in the State of Arkansas and regularly provides educational opportunities through the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
Dr. Norman is an active part of the Arkansas Quality Partners Initiative.
Norman developed a model of care designed specifically for those living with dementia in long-term care. The model has been adopted by Arkansas Quality Partners as the state model and is being implemented into nursing homes and assisted living facilities across Arkansas.
Dr. Norman was recently appointed by Governor Hutchinson to the Quality of Life and Palliative Care Task Force. She serves on numerous boards and committees across the state of Arkansas regarding aging, Alzheimer’s and Dementia.