Natalie Perry, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, is a visiting professor at the Ohio University School of Nursing. She graduated from Ohio University Southern with an associate degree in nursing in 2012. In 2013, she graduated from Ohio University with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. She completed a master’s program specializing as a family nurse practitioner from Ohio University in 2015.
Perry is currently board certified as a family nurse practitioner and obtained her Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree from Ohio University's first graduating class. She currently practices as a nurse practitioner for a detox unit in Southern Ohio. Her research focus has been on the continued education of nurses who work with patients diagnosed with substance use disorder on acute care units and nurse educator competencies. Her primary practice background is psychiatric nursing with a focus on substance use disorder, but she also has experience in intensive care/open heart recovery and patient access/transfer.
She is a member of the West Virginia Nurse’s Association, the National League for Nurses and Sigma Theta Tau International nursing honor society. She has received multiple scholarships and grants throughout her educational journey. Prior to beginning this position, she taught for Marshall University, St. Mary’s School of Nursing and has also worked as adjunct clinical faculty for Ohio University Southern.