David Simmons earned his RN to BSN degree from UVA in 1984 and his MSN from UVA in 1993. He is a board certified Nephrology Nurse serving as the Director of clinical Services for the Kidney Center Clinic at the UVA Medical Center and a clinical instructor for CNL students at UVA School of Nursing.

Clinical Focus

Promoting health and wellness for the acute and chronically ill nephrology population.

Teaching Focus

David has over 30 years of clinical expertise with acute and chronically ill nephrology populations. He is the founder of the Black Nurses Association for the Charlottesville Chapter and an active member of the Nephrology Nurses Association. He serves as a frequent presenter and consultant for nephrology management services and interventions.