Joyce Sumpio Smith, FNP-C joined the Skin Surgery Center in August 2017 as a Board-certified family nurse practitioner. She has been working with Mohs surgeon Dr. David Corbett in Wilson, NC since 2014. Prior to joining Wilson Dermatology, she spent eight years working with another dermatologist in Goldsboro, NC.

Ms. Smith has been a registered nurse for 33 years and has a variety of experience with general and ICU pediatric and adult patients.  She has also worked as a peritoneal dialysis nurse educator/coordinator and a pediatric clinical instructor at a community college.

Ms. Smith earned a Post-Master’s Degree in Nursing with a Family Nurse Practitioner concentration from East Carolina University in Greeneville, NC; a Master’s of Science degree in Nursing with a Child and Adolescent Health specialty from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN: a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Nursing from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill; and a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Public Health – Nutrition from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.

Ms. Smith is currently a Doctor of Nursing Program (DNP) student at Abilene Christian University in Abilene, TX.

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Doctorate in Nursing Practice, Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX (2016-present)

Post-Masters in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner Concentration, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC (2005)

Masters of Science in Nursing – Child & Adolescent Health Specialty, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN (1990)

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC (1984)

Bachelor of Science in Public Health – Nutrition, University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC (1982)


American Academy of Nurse Practitioner National Certification, March 2006-present
North Carolina Registered Nurse License, 1986-present
Tennessee Nursing License, 1988-1990
DEA License, current


Family Nurse Practitioner National Certification, March 2006-present


Wilson Dermatology, PA, Wilson, NC

Wayne Dermatology, PA, Goldsboro, NC
Family Nurse Practitioner (Dermatology)
See Collaborative Practice Agreement

Gambro Healthcare, Inc., Goldsboro, NC
Peritoneal Dialysis Part-time Registered Nurse (2003-June 2006)
Responsible for professional nursing care, training and follow up on home dialysis patients in accordance with physician orders, GAMBRO Healthcare policies, procedures, and guidelines, OSHA, HCFA, AAMI, and federal, state and local regulations.

Pre-ESRD and Options Education and PD Awareness Programs for renal patients in hospital and nephrologist’s office.
On-call after hours for home patients to troubleshoot problems related to peritoneal dialysis.

Peritoneal Dialysis Program Coordinator (2000-2003)
Same as above, plus coordinated program (planning, organizing, directing nursing care of patients in the peritoneal dialysis unit).

Determined patient schedule for training and follow-up, monitored patient outcomes, assured safe operation of all equipment in home training unit.

Served as liaison between facility and other clinical and administrative components of GAMBRO Healthcare.

Carolina Nephrology, Goldsboro, NC
Registered Nurse
Assisted nephrologist with renal patients in office practice.
Pre-ESRD education for renal patients.
Assisted with other miscellaneous office duties including computer entry.

Lenoir Memorial Hospital, Kinston, NC
Peritoneal Dialysis Nurse Educator
Started peritoneal dialysis program in hospital.
Coordinated and supported training and mentoring programs for staff and clinical managers.
Educated nursing staff in hospital on performing peritoneal dialysis.

Gambro Healthcare, Inc., Goldsboro, NC
Peritoneal Dialysis Program Coordinator
Same as above (see Gambro, 2000-2003)

Wayne Community College, Goldsboro, NC
Pediatric Clinical Instructor
Instructed 1st year RN nursing students at their pediatric clinical site at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Goldsboro, NC.
Assisted with clinical skills lab.

Wayne Memorial Hospital, Goldsboro, NC
Intensive Care Unit Staff Registered Nurse

Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Staff Registered Nurse

North Carolina Memorial Hospital, Chapel Hill, NC
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Staff Registered Nurse
North Carolina Memorial Hospital, Chapel Hill, NC
General Pediatric Unit Staff Registered Nurse
Medical Personnel Pool, Durham, NC
Contract Work (home visits, ob/gyn office, hospital contract work)
Culton & Lee Gynecology, Durham, NC
Office Nurse
North Carolina Memorial Hospital, Chapel Hill, NC
General Pediatric Unit Staff Nurse


Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, inducted March 23, 1990 to Iota Chapter (Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN); transferred membership on September 16, 2005 to Beta Nu Chapter (East Carolina University, Greenville, NC)

Empire Who’s Who Among Executive and Professional Women (representing Goldsboro, NC in “Honors Edition”), 2006/2007

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners member, 2006-present

North Carolina Nurses Association member, 2005-present

Southeastern Council of Nurse Practitioners member, 2005-2010


Wayne County Greenway Advocate volunteer (supporting NC Mountain-to-Sea Trail through Wayne County for recreation, health, fun, fellowship), 2012-present

City of Goldsboro volunteer (performing sports physicals at Eastern Wayne High School), March 9, 2013

W.A.T.C.H. (Wayne Action Team for Community Health) volunteer dermatology family nurse practitioner student, August 2012-present

Job Shadowing for high school and nursing school students, preceptor for nurse practitioner student, 2008-present

Healthy Kids Day Celebration at YMCA (yearly event for health promotion), Goldsboro, NC, April 2010-present

Wayne Pregnancy Center “Child of the Promise” Supporter, Goldsboro, NC, 2009-present

Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) site coordinator/volunteer (at YMCA), 2003

Family YMCA Board Member, Goldsboro, NC 2002-2003

Saint Mary’s Church Parish Nurse Ministry member, Goldsboro, NC, 2002-2006

Saint Mary’s School nurse volunteer, Goldsboro, NC, 2001-2002