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​Michelle Johnston, DNP, FNP, MSN, APRN, CNP, CNE

​Michelle Johnston, DNP, FNP, MSN, APRN, CNP, CNE

​Michelle Johnston, DNP, FNP, MSN, APRN, CNP, CNE,
Assistant Professor & Lead Faculty Family Nurse Practitioner Track
School of Nursing


Transparent.gif#asset:5518Dr. Johnston joined Kramer School of Nursing as full-time faculty in January 2018. She is currently the lead faculty for the BSN-DNP family nurse practitioner track. Dr. Johnston has been a registered nurse since 1995 and has practiced as a family nurse practitioner since 2008. While she likes all aspects of family practice, she is especially passionate about working with children and adolescents. Dr. Johnston has always had a strong interest in teaching, and since joining KSN, has completed her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree and become a Certified Nurse Educator. She is also an active member of AONP.

Education and National Certifications

  • 2020: DNP, Oklahoma City University
  • 2007: MSN, FNP, Hawaii Pacific University
  • 1995: ADN, RN, Kapi’olani Community College
  • 1989: LPN, North Seattle Community College
  • ANCC Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, 2007
  • NLN Certified Nurse Educator, 2019

Teaching Interest

  • Children’s Primary Care
  • Women’s Primary Care
  • Health Promotion and Primary care of the Child
  • Health Promotion and Primary care of Adults
  • Health Promotion and Primary care of Women
  • Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Advanced Physical Assessment

Current Research/Scholarly Interest

  • Screening for a History of Adverse Childhood Experiences in Adults with Type Two Diabetes Mellitus

Awards, Recognition, and Service

  • Member: The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
  • Member: Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

Contact Information

Room 144
School of Nursing East
Oklahoma City, OK 73106