Chris M. Bell, ACNP

Current Practice

  • Cardiology Associates of North Mississippi, 2004 – present
    – ACNP: Heart failure and arrhythmia management


  • Clinical: Heart failure and arrhythmia management as well as multidisciplinary ICU experience, hemodynamic monitoring, the support and education of critically ill patients and their families, and monitoring of adherence to study protocols.


  • University of Memphis, 1998, BSN
  • University of Tennessee, 2002, ACNP
    – Clinical rotations in: Cardiology (VA, Memphis, Tony Flemming, FNP)
    – Pulmonary/Critical Care (Baptist Memphis, Emmel Golden, M.D.)
    – Emergency Medicine (Baptist Oxford, Scott Sanford, M.D.)


  • Stern Cardiovascular Center, 2003 – 2004
    – ACNP primarily in electrophysiology
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital –East, 1997 – 2003
    – Staff Nurse ICU/CCU
  • The University of Tennessee, Memphis, 1999 – 2002
    – Research Nurse Coordinator
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital –Union County, 1995 – 1996
    – Monitory Technician/Patient Care Assistant

Professional Organizations

  • Associate member of the American College of Cardiology
  • Associate member of the Heart Failure Society
  • Inducted into the IMHOTEP Society for Recognition of Service and Leadership in Student Affairs and Student Life, UT, Memphis, 2002