Patricia Nisbet, DNP, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Mental Health Program Coordinator; Clinical Assistant Professor

Tammy Austin-Ketch.

School of Nursing
University at Buffalo
304 B Wende Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214-3079

PHONE: 716-829-6085


  • BA English, SUNY at Buffalo
  • BS Nursing, SUNY at Buffalo
  • MS Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, SUNY at Buffalo
  • Certification, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, SUNY at Buffalo
  • DNP, SUNY at Stonybrook

Areas of Research

  • Children and adolescents with serious persistent mental illness
  • Persistent depression in female adolescents
  • Effects of chronic medical illness on families and children
  • Alcohol use in college age women

Teaching Responsibilities


  • NUR 563 PMHNP Clinical Practicum: Individual Interventions
  • NUR 566 PMHNP Clinical Practicum: Group Interventions
  • NUR 618 Psych/Mental Health Clinical Practicum I
  • NUR 619 Psych/Mental Health Clinical Practicum II
  • NUR 568 Clinical Psychopharmacotherapy for Advanced Practice Nursing
  • NUR 661 Guest lecturer: Child/Adolescent Mental Health


  • NUR 374L Nursing Therapeutics: Primary Care
  • NUR 470 Health Maintenance & Restoration, Lecture Child/Adolescent Mental Health
  • NUR 470L Nursing Therapeutics: Health Maintenance & Restoration
  • NUR 471 Clinical Seminar: Health Maintenance & Restoration

Honors and Awards

  • Dean's Award for Excellence in Clinical Scholarship, University at Buffalo, School of Nursing, 2019