Zoë Atalie Robbins, DNP, PMH-NP portrait
  • Clinical Faculty Practice Director- PMH-NP Group, College Of Nursing
  • Assistant Professor (Clinical), College Of Nursing

Research Summary

2021- Telemental Health- What I found at the intersection of clinician, educator and advocate 2019- Care for underserved veteran populations using telehealth technology. A review of the George E. Wahlen VA pilot program known as the National Telemental Health Program. Poster presented at annual American Psychiatric Nursing Association conference held on Columbus, Ohio. Publication on the same topic pending


  • Bachelors in Science of Nursing , Nursing, Westminster
  • Masters in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing , Mental Health , University of Utah. Project: Educating healthcare providers in the care of transgender patients
  • Doctorate Psychiatric Nursing , DNP - Psychiatric , University of Utah . Project: Initiation of a Telemental Health Practice Pilot Project


Zoë Robbins, DNP, PMH-NP has been a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in the Salt Lake Valley since 2005. She has served patients in many settings including inpatient and outpatient mental health, substance use disorder treatment, adolescent, residential care, telehealth care within the Veterans Administration and most recently as a full time career-line faculty with the University of Utah where she has taught a broad range of topics including severe mental illness, mood & trauma, biobehavioral foundations of mental health care and currently serves as the clinical placement coordinator. Additionally, she serves as the Director of Clinical Faculty Practice for the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner group at the College of Nursing. Dr. Robbins  is certified in simulation facilitation and has experience facilitating simulations with bachelor, doctorate and interdisciplinary programs. Dr. Robbins particularly enjoys service work and is the current past President of the Utah Chapter of the American Psychiatric Nurses Assocation, a board member of the Utah Professionals Health Program- helping the state navigate cases of diversion, and a member of the USAAV Behavioral Health workforce group- intersecting with legislative professionals to give direction on a number of behavioral health bills. 

Zoe was formally and monetarily recognized for her interdiscipliary efforts by the College of Nursing in 2023 & was recently granted a national award by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners for excellence in Service work. She will be travelling to Nashville Tennessee to receive this award in June and prior to that will be joining the AANP at a Health Policy Conference in Washington D.C. in January where she will be joined by two DNP students.

Zoë's hobbies and passions include her 14 year old daughter, snowboarding, surfing, yoga, cooking, literature and film.