Dr. Harrison is the Education Director for Family Medicine. In this role, she is tasked to develop, implement and evaluate the family medicine curriculum, including the required Family Medicine Clerkship during Year Three and Advanced Family Medicine Clerkship in Year Four. In addition, she serves as a small-group facilitator in the Doctoring courses, and provides occasional lectures for Doctoring, Medicine & Behavior, and the Honors Medical Seminar. She also teaches in the Clinical Learning Center for both Doctoring 1 and Doctoring 2. Dr. Harrison provides patient care and precepts medical students at Jefferson County Health Department, Neighborhood Health Services and Refuge House. Dr. Harrison has developed a free clinic at Refuge House in Tallahassee. She is the faculty advisor for the FSU chapter of the American Medical Women's Association (AMWA).
Prior to joining the FSU College of Medicine in April 2005, Dr. Harrison was a faculty member at the Tallahassee Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program. She graduated from the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle and completed her family medicine residency at Valley Medical Center, an affiliate of the University of Washington Family Medicine Residency Network. Following her training, Dr. Harrison spent 10 years in Walla Walla, Wash., practicing the full spectrum of family medicine, including obstetrics. During that time she served as department chair of pediatrics and obstetrics at St. Mary Medical Center. Dr. Harrison was involved in clinical teaching while in private practice through the University of Washington MEDEX program and Whitworth College.
Predoctoral Director's Development Institute, 2008
Faculty Development Fellowship: Addressing the Healthcare Needs of the Underserved, 2006
Family Medicine Residency of Valley Medical Center, 1990-1993
M.D., University of Washington, 1990
B.S., Zoology, University of Idaho, 1983
Refuge House, Medical Director and Volunteer Physician
Capital Medical Society, Access to Care Committee and CME Committee
American Medical Women's Association, Board of Directors
Alpha Omega Alpha, Grant Reviewer
Panhandle Fetal & Infant Mortality Review, Case Review Team
Hippocratic Award, FSU College of Medicine Class of 2010
Guardian of the Mission Award, FSU Faculty Council, 2009
Faculty Member of the Year, FSU Medical Student Council, 2008
AMWA awarded FSU College of Medicine Organization of the Year, 2008
AMWA awarded FSU Graduate Organization of the Year, 2008
Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians, 2005
Medical Scientist Research Training Program, 1987
American Academy of Family Physicians
Florida Academy of Family Physicians
American Medical Women's Association
Florida Medical Association
Capital Medical Society
Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
Academy on Violence and Abuse
Humanism in Medicine
Intimate Partner Violence. Am Fam Physician. 2011;83(10):1165-1172.
No need to travel: description of a program to prepare community-based faculty to score OSCEs remotely. FMDRL, January 2010.
Violence prevention education: an immersion experience in the community medicine clerkship. FMDRL, January 2010.
Dysmenorrhea. Family Medicine: Ambulatory Care & Prevention, 2009.
Using a Longitudinal Curriculum to Address Continuity, Chronic Care and Collaboration for M3s. FMDRL, January 2008
Effects of Soy Protein-Based Formula in Full-Term Infants. Am Fam Physician. 2008 Jan 1;77(1):87-88.
What Do I Do With All This Log Data? STFM Messenger, February 2007
Geographic Disparities in Breastfeeding: Rural vs. Urban. FMDRL, January 2007
When Trouble Hits Home. FSU MED, Summer 2006
A Partnership for Safety: Learning About Intimate Partner Violence & Improving Access to Care. FMDRL, June 2006