Dawn M. Adams

Dawn's Biography

Delegate Dawn M. Adams is a doctoral prepared nurse practitioner  with more than thirty years of diverse clinical and administrative health care experience. Currently a small business owner, she is the former Director of the Office of Integrated Health for Virginia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services and adjunct professor at Old Dominion University, where she taught Health Policy to doctoral students.


Her committee assignments include: Health,Welfare, and Institutions, Privileges and Elections, . Demonstrating effective leadership and working across the aisle, she successfully passed 57% of introduced legislation in 2019, and is the Chief Co-Patron of 20 bills introduced into law in just two years.


Dawn’s legislative focus is Healthcare, particularly around issues affecting elderly and vulnerable populations, protecting and preserving the Environment, quality affordable Education and creating Infrastructure toward building healthier communities

through better policy. This is her first re-election campaign.

Full Name: Dawn Marie Adams, DNP, ANP-BC, CHC
Family: Margaret "Maggie" Constante


  • Doctorate in Nursing Practice, Old Dominion University

  • Post-Master's Certificate: Nurse Practitioner,
    Virginia Commonwealth University

  • Masters of Science in Nursing, University of Virginia

  • Bachelor of Science, James Madison University

  • West Springfield High School (Springfield, VA) Class of 1982

Dawn and her partner of 16 years, Maggie, live in the Fan district with their therapy pups, Ferdinand and Sebastian.



Delegate Dawn M. Adams:

Pocohantas Building

900 E. Main Street, Room E426

Richmond, VA 23219

​Office: 804-698-1068



Adams for Delegate:

PO Box 25331

Richmond, VA 23260​


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