Nia Thompson Day is a native of Natchez, Mississippi. She has been married to her high school sweetheart, David, for 25 years. Together, they have two sons, Christian and Joshua. She began her nursing career as a licensed practical nurse (LPN) in 2007. Her desire to provide an enhanced level of care drove her to further her education. She is a 2010 (ADN) and 2013 (BSN) graduate of Alcorn State University, where she is currently employed as nurse practitioner; and a 2019 graduate of Walden University, where she obtained her MSN. Nia, a life-long learner, completed her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) at Alcorn State University on May 14, 2022.
Nia is elated to serve as state president of Eliza Pillars Registered Nurses of Mississippi, an organization dedicated to excellence in healthcare. She is a member of Mississippi Nurses Association, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, and Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society.
In addition to her full-time position, Nia works as a youth counselor with Magnolia Medical Foundation where she conducts seminars on sex education, HIV/AIDS prevention, and pregnancy prevention for youths ages 11-19 through the Making Proud Choices program.
Nia lives Philippians 4:13, “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me!” As a nurse, it is her goal to empower others to be the best they can be, while demonstrating service through leadership.