Audrey Darville PhD, APRN, CTTS, FAANP
Associate Professor, Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist
Audrey Darville has been a family nurse practitioner since 1998 and has worked in free clinics in addition to traditional care service settings. Serving on faculty of the College of Nursing since 1999 as a clinical preceptor, she is currently an Associate Professor, Clinical Title Series. As a certified tobacco treatment specialist with the University of Kentucky health care system, she has worked with inpatients, outpatients, and employees to provide group and intensive individual tobacco dependence treatment. She is the co-director of the Tobacco Prevention & Treatment Division with the BREATHE (Bridging Research Efforts and Advocacy Toward Healthy Environments) research team in the College of Nursing. Dr. Darville is the course director for the BREATHE online Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training Program, the only all-online accredited program which launched in 2017. She is the current president of the Association for the Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence (ATTUD), a fellow in the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, a member of the Kentucky Coalition of Nurse Practitioners and Nurse Midwives (KCNPNM), a member of Sigma Theta Tau and the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT). Her research interests are developing behavioral strategies to reach and treat tobacco users with medical illness and exploring novel ways to provide tobacco treatment education to healthcare providers.
Phone: (859) 323-4222
Fax: (859) 323-1057
Office: 450F COLLEGE OF NURSING
PhD, University of Kentucky, 2012
MSN, University of Kentucky, 1998
BSN, Valparaiso University, 1978
Tobacco use in persons with medical illness, tobacco use and health literacy in rural populations, tobacco cessation in hardened or hard core smokers.