Air Force Lt. Col. Brittany Nutt, D.N.P., R.N., W.H.N.P.-B.C.
Lt Col Brittany S. Nutt is the Clinical Medicine Flight Commander, 2d Health Care Operations Squadron, 2d Medical Group, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana and the Air Force Surgeon General’s Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP) Consultant. At the Air Force level, she provides expert guidance for 64 Women’s Health Nurse Practitioners across 49 air bases, and in her Flight Command position, she leads 23 active duty, civil service and contractmedics as they provide high quality Trusted Care to 17,000 beneficiaries. Lt Col Nutt’s team utilizes state of the art capabilities in Pediatrics, Women’s Health, Immunizations, Physical Therapy and Chiropractic care to provide the highest quality specialty care and ensure Team Barksdale is medically mission ready. Lt Col Nutt began her Air Force service with enlisted Basic Military Training in July 1996 and she was awarded Honor Graduate upon the completion of Basic Military Training. She went on to serve as an Aerospace Medical technician for2 years before being accepted into the Airman Education and Commissioning Program in August 1998 to complete a nursing degree. She attended the Medical University of South Carolina and completed her Bachelor of Science Nursing degree in May 2000. She was later selected for an Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) education program to become a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP). She attended the University of Colorado at Denver and completed her Master of Science with a specialty in WHNP in May 2006. Finally, in 2015, Lt Col Nutt completed a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree through a second AFIT selection at Texas Woman’s University in Dallas, TX. Lt Col Nutt previously served as Inpatient Obstetrics Flight Commander, 86th Medical Squadron, Landstuhl, Germany, and Primary Care Flight Commander, 19th Medical Group, Little Rock AFB, Arkansas. She served as the sole WHNP and the Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner at the 455th Expeditionary Hospital in Bagram Afghanistan from June 2010 to December 2010, and she recently returned from an exercise deployment to Guyana, South America where she served as the WHNP on an Embedded Health Engagement Team. She has had multiple assignments as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner and a Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examiner; she often serves as a fact witness, an expert witness, and expert legal consultant when need for courts martial.
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