Tracey Puig-Baker

Assistant Professor

Tracey Puig-Baker

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Nursing
Department of Prelicensure Nursing

College of Nursing
Department of Physiological and Technological Nursing

  • (706) 721-4583
  • EC 5320

Education

  • Ph.D., Nursing Science Augusta University, 2022

  • MHA, Health Services Administration University of Phoenix, 2011

  • MSN, Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other University of Phoenix, 2011

  • BSN, Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other University of Phoenix, 2007

  • ADN, Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other Skagit Valley College, 2003

Certifications

  • Bariatric Support Group Leader Bariatric Support Centers , 2009

  • Critical Care Nurse Certification 2005

  • DOD Smallpox Vaccination Certification: Standard Training-Vaccinator United States Navy, 2003

  • RN GA Professional Licensing, 2003

  • Basic Life Support American Heart Association, 2016

  • Registered Nurse License GA Professional Licensing, 2003

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider American Heart Association, 2003

  • Advanced Burn Life Support American Burn Association, 2004

  • Registered Nurse Washington State Board of Nursing, 2003

  • Pharmacy Technician Certification Gig Harbor, WA, 1998

  • Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support- Basic Provider Department of the Navy, Rota, Spain, 1997

  • National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians- Basic Certification Department of the Navy, Norfolk, VA, 1994

Awards & Honors

  • Patient and Family Centered Care Award GR Health, 2013

  • Army Achievement Award Department of the Army, 2004

  • Navy Achievement Medal Department of the Navy, 1997

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • NURS 4801

    Adult Health Nursing II
  • NURS 7150

    Evidence Based Practice
  • NURS 7600

    Nurs Mgmt of Health Alteration
  • NURS 7400

    Inte HC Women Child Fam Hlth
  • NURS 7100

    Integr Healthcare: Popul Healt
  • NURS 7215

    Nursing Prac thru Clin Reas II
  • NURS 6200

    Adv Pharmacology & Nurtition
  • NURS 7001

    Nursing Practice I

Teaching Interests

Medical-Surgical and Pharmacology pre-licensure Nursing

Research Interests

Interested in the research on the influence of depression on bariatric surgical outcomes.

College Service

  • BSN Admissions Committee 2015 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member
  • Total Quality Leadership (Training and Development) Committee 2016 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member
  • Medical Support at the Westside High School Shelter --Hurricane Irma Evacuation 2017 - 2017

    Role: Other

University Service

  • BAUR-University Senate Budget Committee 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Triannual Parking Committee 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • University Senate / CON senate representative 2018 - 2021

    Role: University Senate Service
  • Student Affairs University Committee 2020 - 2021

    Role: Committee Member
  • GRU Cyber Institute Advisory Committee 2015 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Georgia - Carolina Boy Scouts of America - Camp Nurse 2006 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Public Service

  • Medical Reserve Corps Volunteer 2017 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Boy Scouts of America Georgia-Carolina Council 2012 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Augusta University - Peru Study Abroad Experience 2018 - 2018

    Role: Mentor
  • Georgia Regents University10k and Half Marathon Volunteer 2015

  • Cub Scout Fun Day, Boy Scouts of America, Georgia Carolina Council 2014

    Role: Chair