Samara Touchton, FNP-C


Samara Touchton has previously worked as an adjunct instructor at Crouse Hospital but now currently enjoys working concurrently as a primary care provider and Addiction Medicine provider at REACH Medical in Ithaca. She is working with the RHETC initiative to provide additional addiction medicine support in the hospital as well as promote health equity throughout the health system. Previously, she worked as a registered nurse in the Emergency Department of Cayuga Medical Center. She has also been a registered nurse for oncology services at hospitals in New York and Georgia.

Education & Training
  • State University of New York at Upstate (Syracuse, NY) – Masters of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA) – Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA) – Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Music
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Board Certification
  • Buprenorphine Waivered Provider
  • New York State Nurse Practitioner Association
  • Member of Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society