Charles Anthony Smith, Ph.D., RN, ONC

Clinical Instructor and RN-BSN Coordinator

Georgia Baptist College of Nursing of Mercer University
3001 Mercer University Drive * Atlanta, GA 30341 

Office No: (678) 547-6714
Office FAX: (678) 547-6777
E-mail: Smith_CA@Mercer.edu

  Tony SmithDiploma - Piedmont Hospital School of Nursing
  BS - Georgia State University
  MS - Georgia
State University
  PhD 
- Mercer University

Professor Smith came to Mercer University as a full-time faculty member in October 2014 after being associated with the College in Adjunct Faculty roles since 1996.  He spent the majority of his professional career (39+ Years) as an employee of Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta.  His past positions at Piedmont Hospital included:  staff nurse, head nurse, nursing director, service line administrator, and executive director of nursing for inpatient acute care services.  His area of research includes patient safety, presenteeism, and nurse fatigue.  Professor Smith received several honors, including: the Excellence in Mentoring Award from Georgia Baptist College of Nursing (2010) and Nurse Leader of the Year from Piedmont Hospital (2010).  He is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International and maintains certification in orthopedics from the National Association of Orthopedic Nurses (1988 - present).  

Orthopaedic Nurse Certification - Orthopaedic Nurse Certification Board