Tara Haskins, DNP, MSN, RN, AHN-BC

Program focus: FarmResponse Project Coordinator and Content Developer

Last updated on May 15th, 2023 at 09:59 am

Total Farmer Health Director, AgriSafe Network


Dr. Tara Haskins holds a Master’s of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing and Nurse Educator certificate from the University of Texas at Arlington in the Nurse Practitioner track with a concentration on substance use disorders and treatment. She received her doctorate from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Memphis in Nursing Forensics, focusing on the intersections of injury, psychological trauma, and legal issues in individual and population health. Dr. Haskins  has worked in healthcare and academia as a registered nurse for combined 34 years with clinical experience in crisis intervention and opioid and alcohol outpatient treatment. She is a Fellow of the National Rural Health Association and an AgriSafe Nurse Scholar.  Dr. Tara Haskins oversees partnerships to support AgriSafe’s Total Farmer Health initiative. She is also responsible for AgriSafe’s mental health programming contributing to curriculum design and implementing new Total Farmer Health trainings that optimize and expand upon existing programs. Dr. Haskins collaborates with organizations and government agencies that are interested in using the Total Farmer Health model as a public health framework. AgriSafe is a member of the AgriStress Response Network. Dr. Haskins is also a Certified CALM Trainer.

Developed “Introduction to FarmResponse and the Total Farmer Health Model” and “Putting FarmResponse Into Practice”