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Tyra Girdwood

Clinical Associate in the School of Nursing
School of Nursing
701 West Main Street, Suite 500, DUMC Box 90535, Durham, NC 27701


Dr. Girdwood's research is aimed at improving transitional care and care coordination practices/policies in vulnerable populations. She studies how to enhance the transition process from pediatric to adult healthcare among youth dealing with chronic conditions, and their families. As a Durham VA scholar, she is also interested in reforming the transition process from active to civilian life among the young adult veteran population.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Clinical Associate in the School of Nursing · 2022 - Present School of Nursing

Education, Training & Certifications

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill · 2022 Ph.D.