Leslie Binford, DNP, RN, PMHNP-BC
Leslie Binford is a Board Certified Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner who prescribes and manages medication for women in the life stages of infertility, pregnancy loss, pregnancy and postpartum.
Leslie Binford is a Board Certified Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and Assistant Professor of Nursing at Austin Peay State University. Dr. Binford has been practicing as a nurse practitioner since December of 2012, entering the nurse practitioner role with five years of experience as a bachelor's prepared registered nurse. Experience includes work with individuals with severe and persistent mental health needs, addiction, women’s mental health, perinatal and postpartum mental health, and trauma. Dr. Binford received a BSN from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 2008 and an MSN, with a focus in psychiatric mental health, from Vanderbilt University in 2012. She received her Doctor of Nursing Practice from Belmont University in May of 2020, with a research focus in perinatal mental health. She currently works with graduate nursing students providing instruction in psychiatric mental health nursing, coordinates medication management services for the Medication Management Clinic at Austin Peay State University and works as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner at Tennessee Reproductive Therapy.