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Doctor of Nursing Practice
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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 30 years of her nursing career practicing in rural Oklahoma. Her experiences include emergency room and urgent care, home health, and hospice.  She also run a busy primary care clinic before moving 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!


  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners 

    • 2014-Present


  • 2019-Present      Nurse Practitioner, Seward Community Health Center, Seward, AK

  • 2017-2019            Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Access Family Care, Eufaula, OK

  • 2016-Present      Adjunct Faculty for MSN Program, Samuel Merritt University, Oakland, CA

  • 2014-2018            Nurse Practitioner, Multiple facilities in Oklahoma and Texas

  • 1999-2004           Emergency Department Nurse, Muskogee Regional Medical Center, Muskogee, OK

  • 1993-1995           Emergency Department Nurse, Okmulgee Memorial Hospital, Okmulgee, OK

  • 1991-1993           Home Health Nurse, Medical Home Health, Inc., Checotah, OK


  • 2014 -- Doctor of Nursing Practice, 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

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