David Strider is an acute care nurse practitioner and has been a clinical instructor for graduate nursing students since 2006 at the UVA School of Nursing. He is employed with the UVA Department of Vascular Surgery. He also provides lectures for undergraduate RNs. And he contributes to effective and timely pre- and post-operative care for adult vascular patients after aortic reconstruction, carotid Endarterectomy, femoral – popliteal artery bypass, lower extremity amputations, and endovascular stenting.

Research Focus

Serves as the chairperson of the UVA Research, Recommendation, and Review Committee for Professional Nursing Service Organization at the UVA Medical Center. Serves as a research mentor for PICU. Serves as a Research Team member for PICU Chlorhexidine dressings comparison in pediatric patients. Serves as a member of PICU Research Committee.

Clinical Focus

Strong commitment to the continuum of care for vascular patients and their immediate family and community support structure. Strives to empower patients to take more control of their disease process. Serves as Chair of PROSAMI, an International organization striving to improve health care of women and children in the CONGO, through the establishment of and training for nurse midwife run free-standing clinics.

Teaching Focus

Pharmacology instructor, acute care nurse practitioner differential diagnosis, critical thinking, and implementation of medical and nursing plans.


Journal Articles

Gilbert, R.T., Hudson, J.S., Strider, D. (2016). Addressing the elephant in the room: Nurse Manager recognition of and response to nurse-to-nurse bullying. Nursing Administration Quarterly, 40(3), E1-11.

Addison, N., Quatrara, B., Letzkus, L., Strider, D., Rovnyak, V., Syptak, V., & Fuzy, L. (2014). Cleanliness of disposable versus non-disposable electrocardiography lead wires in children. American Journal of Critical Care, 23(5), 424-428.

Strider, D., Keeling, A.W., Tullmann, D.F., Reigle, J., & Cherry, K.J. (2013). Marfan syndrome teaching algorithm: Does it make a difference? Journal of Vascular Nursing, 31(1), 21-31.

Book Sections

Ratliff, C. R., & Strider, D. V. (2014). Peripheral vascular disorders. In L. Kennedy-Malone, K. R. Fletcher, & L. Martin-Plank (Eds.), Advanced practice nursing in the care of older adults (pp. ). F.A. Davis.


  • Addison, N., Strider, D., Syptak, V., Fuzy, L., Quatrara, B., & Letzkus, L. (2013, May). Bacterial Counts on Disposable vs. Non-Disposable Electrocardiographic Cables in the Early Post-Operative Period Following Pediatric Cardiac Surgery. 
    Poster session presented at The 25th Annual University of Virginia Children’s Hospital Research Symposium, Charlottesville, VA.