• Title:
    Assistant Professor of Nursing, Co-Director of Health Services
  • Department:
    Nursing and Health Professions

Tracy Hardy, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC



Dr. Tracy Hardy has more than twenty-five years of nursing experience. During her career, she worked as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in internal medicine and college health for fourteen years. Dr. Hardy earned her DNP from Rivier University in January 2019. Her scholarly project, titled “Firefighter Occupational Cancer Risk: Starting the Conversation”, focused on increasing firefighter occupational cancer risk awareness within fire departments and at the primary care level. She presented the results of her study as a poster session at Creating Healthy Work Environments 2019, the Sigma Theta Tau International Conference in New Orleans.

Dr. Hardy has been teaching in the graduate nursing program at Rivier University since 2009. She also serves as the Co-Director of Rivier University Student Health Services. She has been active in the Rivier community, supporting long-term community connections with nursing students and supporting faculty-led mission trips for students.


  • DNP, Rivier University
  • M.S., Rivier University
  • BSN, University of New Brunswick-Canada


  • Family practice
  • Internal medicine
  • College health services

Courses Taught

  • NSG516 Advanced Health Assessment
  • NSG515 Family Nurse Practitioner III Practicum
  • NSG515 Family Nurse Practitioner III Seminar