Teresa Cating, DNP, AG, NP-C

School of Nursing
Clinical Assistant Professor
CHHS 442 B

Dr. Teresa Cating has been a faculty member in the School of Nursing since 2017.  She is a Certified Adult & Geriatric Nurse Practitioner and her focus is on the health and well-being of the senior population as well as the quality of health care they receive. In addition to being a full-time Professor at UNC-Charlotte, she practices part-time as an NP in Internal Medicine with Doctors Making HouseCalls.  She has published two articles, both of which are related to improving the quality of care for seniors.


  • BSN-East Carolina University
  • MSN – University of Cincinnati (area of specialization: Adult and Geriatric Nurse Practitioner)
  • DNP – Duke University


  • Undergraduate Junior Nursing Students—Clinical
  • Graduate NP Students—Clinical
  • NP and Anesthesia Health Assessment
  • MSN Administration Track On-line courses
  • DNP Students’ Scholarly Projects

Community Involvement

  • Hospice Volunteer
  • Long Term Care-Adult Care Homes Liaison to Ombudsman
  • Long Term Care Facilities Volunteer Educator

Research Interest

  • Care of the Senior Population
  • Safety Climate in Assisted Living Facilities
  • Medication Errors and Medication Compliance in Seniors
  • Polypharmacy in Seniors