Carrie Langley

2017 cohort, University of Arizona
Carrie Langley, MSN, MPH, RN-BC, a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Future of Nursing Scholar, is focusing her research on mental health in rural communities, specifically for those individuals re-entering the community from incarceration. Interdisciplinary solutions with an emphasis on health policy change are a key focus surrounding access to care.

She earned her Associate of Science in nursing from Davis & Elkins College in Elkins, WV and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Fayetteville State University. Langley earned her Master’s in Public Health from American Military University and later, her Master of Science in nursing and post-graduate certificate in nursing education from Grand Canyon University.

Langley began her career as an emergency room nurse at Cape Fear Valley Hospital in Fayetteville, NC. She soon commissioned into the Army Nurse Corps where she served eight years serving in a variety of positions in clinical areas, and later, leadership roles as the Chief, Quality Management, Fort Huachuca, Arizona and Commander, Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Huachuca, Arizona. Langley is currently the Health Director for Cochise Health and Social Services, in Bisbee, Arizona.

Langley lives in Sierra Vista, Arizona.