Dixie Thompson, ARNP, WHNP-BC, currently serves as a women's health nurse practitioner at the Pensacola Downtown Health Clinic in Pensacola, Florida.
Ms. Thompson received a Diploma in nursing from the Methodist Hospital School of Nursing in Memphis, and certification as a Gynecologic/Obstetric Nurse Practitioner from the Regional Training Center for Family Planning at Emory University.
is credentialed as an advanced registered nurse practitioner by the Florida Board of Registered Nursing
currently holds certification in High Risk Perinatal Nursing, Inpatient Obstetric Nursing, Childbirth Education, Breastfeeding Education, Lactation Counseling and Early Infant Developmental Stimulation Activities.
vast experience, Ms. Thompson
has been involved in grant programs for Reproductive Health Education, Intervention programs with high risk mother/infant couples as well as a Breastfeeding Task Force.
She is currently a member of the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health.
has participated as a consultant and presenter for numerous local, regional, and national educational programs on women's health.
She has served in the Florida Healthy Start Coalition, serving on the Provider Education and Fetal and Infant Mortality Review Committee, the Escambia and Santa Rosa Breastfeeding Task Force Chair, as a guest lecturer for Pensacola Junior College and University of West Florida, as well as precepted numerous nursing and nurse practitioner students.
has been honored with the Dunning Foundation Award for Compassionate Care
has also received both the Woman of the Year Award and Citizen of the Year Award for the Pensacola region.