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Dr. Laurie Branstetter, DNP, APRN-FNP

Dr. Laurie Branstetter, DNP, APRN-FNP
- Assistant Professor


Dr.  Branstetter is a graduate of Norton Memorial Infirmary School of Nursing with a diploma in nursing.  She continued her education at Western Kentucky University completing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1994 and a Master of Science in Nursing in 1997.   In 2011, she earned a Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of Kentucky. Her practice has been in primary care as a Family Nurse Practitioner in the rural setting.  She volunteers with the Children of the Americas, a medical-surgical mission to the indigenous people of Guatemala.  She is a member of the ANA, KNA, KCNPNM, Sigma Theta Tau, and the Transcultural Nursing Society.  Her research interests are cardiovascular disease prevention and women’s health in developing countries.

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