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Christie Griffin, DNP, NP-C


Doctor of Nursing Practice

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Board Certification


  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners 

    • 2014-Present



Christie is a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) with a doctorate in nursing practice (DNP) and a master's in nursing education. Christie spent the first thirty years of her nursing career practicing in rural Oklahoma. Her experiences include emergency room and urgent care. She and her husband, Rick, owned and operated a home health and hospice agency, a Medicaid Waiver home-based service program, and a busy primary care clinic before liquidating and making their move to Alaska in 2020. 

Christie works remotely as a course coordinator and full-time graduate faculty for a prestigious FNP program in Massachusetts. She also works remotely as an adjunct faculty for a FNP program in California. 

Christie enjoys reading, cooking/baking, traveling, photography, fishing, and kayaking. She and Rick have six children, fourteen grandchildren, and two bonus grandchildren. She is thankful for FaceTime!

Work Experience


2021-Present    Interim Medical Director, Seward Community Health Center, Seward, AK

2020-Present    Family Nurse Practitioner (part time), Seward Community Health Center, Seward, AK

2020-Present    Course Coordinator and Graduate Faculty, Simmons University, Boston, MA

2016-Present    Adjunct Faculty-FNP, Samuel Merritt University School of Nursing, Oakland, CA

2017-2020         Family Nurse Practitioner-Owner, Access Family Care, Eufaula, OK

2016-2017         Family Nurse Practitioner, Southeast Clinics Urgent Care, McAlester, OK

2014-2016         Family Nurse Practitioner, Catapult Health, Dallas, TX (remote clinic staffing)

2003-2018         Home Health Administrator-Owner Access Health Team Inc. Home Health & Hospice, Checotah, OK

1999-2003         Registered Nurse, Muskogee Regional Medical Center Emergency Department, Muskogee, OK

1996-2021         Medicaid Waiver Administrator/Case Manager-Owner, Access Home Care II, Checotah, OK

1995-1997         Registered Nurse, Okmulgee Memorial Hospital Emergency Room, Okmulgee, OK

1992-1997         Home Health Administrator-Owner, Access Home Care, Checotah, OK

1990-1992         Registered Nurse, St. John Medical Center Emergency Department, Tulsa, OK

1987-1990         Student Nurse Technician (residency program), Veterans Administration Hospital, Muskogee, OK



2014 -- Doctor of Nursing Practice, Family Nurse Practitioner, Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma City, OK

2011 -- Master of Science in Nursing Education, Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma City, OK

2009 -- Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma City, OK

1990 -- Associate Degree in Nursing, Bacone College, Muskogee, OK

2010 - present

2010 - present

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