Tamar Rodney, PhD, PMHNP-BC, CNE

Dr. Tamar Rodney wearing a black blazer and fuchsia top
Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Tamar Rodney, PMHNP-BC, CNE is an assistant professor at Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. Her research and clinical work focus primarily on improving Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) diagnosis and treatment.

“I’m a big believer that the key to beating PTSD is acting quickly to identify the syndrome and giving the science time to catch up.” -- Dr. Tamar Rodney

PTSD is a formidable opponent. Dr. Rodney believes the key to beating PTSD is acting quickly to identify the syndrome and giving the science time to catch up. She is a board-certified psychiatric nurse practitioner who has worked in trauma and psychiatry. Her PhD research looked at biomarkers for PTSD in veterans with a traumatic brain injury. Her career goal is to change the way health care professionals approach diagnosis and treatment planning for individuals with mental health needs. 

Dr. Rodney’s specialties and expertise include mental health, military/veterans affairs, neurology/neurobiology, PTSD, substance use/addiction, and trauma. 

Among many others professional journals, Dr. Rodney has been published in Behavioural Brain Research, Journal of Loss and Trauma, and Journal of Nursing Management. She has also been featured on CBSN and in Huffington Post and Hopkins at Home among many other publications and media outlets.

Dr. Rodney received the 2021 Marianne T. Marcus Award from The Association for Multidisciplinary Education and Research in Substance use and Addiction (AMERSA).