Assistant Professor

Dr. Inman is a pediatric nurse practitioner, primary care mental health specialist and an assistant professor of nursing at the University of Kentucky in the graduate program. Dedicated to serving children and adolescents, her work has focused on assessing and treating students in schools in underserved areas with primary care, developmental and behavioral health services. She is an active member in the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, has presented at national conferences and is a member of special interest groups related to school health and mental health. She has authored articles for “Ready Set Grow Health Information for Kids and Parents” magazine sponsored by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. Dr. Inman received the Outstanding Faculty Member Award from the Medical University of South Carolina and the distinguished Palmetto Gold Nurse Recognition Award by the South Carolina Nurses Foundation. She has received funding as co-PI from the Duke Endowment and Health Resources and Services Administration for implementing evidence-based programs to decrease aggressive behaviors in elementary school students. As an advocate for children and adolescents, Dr. Inman has served on the First Steps Board to improve school readiness for children in Charleston County, S.C. She is passionate about improving health outcomes of children and adolescents through increasing nursing students’, nurses’ and practitioners’ knowledge and practice related to evidence-based care.

Contact Information

Phone: (859) 323-5030

Fax: (859) 323-1057

Email: dianna.inman@uky.edu



DNP, Arizona State University, 2009
CPNP, Medical University of South Carolina Department of Pediatrics, 2004
MSN, Virginia Commonwealth Univ-Acade, 1993
BSN, East Carolina University, 1988
BS, James Madison University, 1983


Promoting social and emotional wellness in children and adolescents using evidence-based strategies and programs in primary care and school health; improving access to mental health services in undeserved populations; identifying and reducing risky behav


Dr. Dianna Inman's CV


Inman, D. D. Scott, L. K. Aleshire, M. E. (submitted) Applying the six core elements of "Got Transition" in the transition of youth with ADHD to adult care services . , Journal of Pediatric Nursing

Inman, D. D. Scott, L. K. Aleshire, M. E. (in review) Transition of youth with ADHD to adult care services. , Journal of Pediatric Health Care

Inman, D. Scott, L. K. Aleshire, M. E. (in press) Transitioning youth with ADHD to adult health care. , Journal for Nurse Practitioners


2015, May. Integrating Mental Health in Pediatric Primary Care. Contemporary Pediatrics Conference, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY .


An Innovative Approach to Provide SBIRT Training (IAST) for Health Care Providers
Project Period: Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Total Award: $758,459
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)