Julianne Ewen DNP, APRN, FNP-BC
Assistant Professor

Dr. Julianne Ewen teaches in the Clinical Title Series, primarily in the FNP track.  She received her BSN from Rush University, MSN from University of Kentucky and DNP from Vanderbilt University.  Dr. Ewen has over 10 years of academic experience, as adjunct faculty with University of Kentucky and more recently, four years with the Northern Kentucky University FNP Track.  She is board certified with both ANCC and AANP as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Her practice experience in Primary Care began with Lexington Clinic as the first nurse practitioner in a multispecialty clinic.  After leaving Lexington Clinic, she began a ten-year partnership interest in Primary Care Associates, a family practice clinic.  Most recently her practice has been with CHI–St. Joseph Medical Group as a FNP and Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Leader. 

Beyond direct clinical experience, Dr. Ewen has been involved with the Kentucky Coalition of Nurse Practitioners and Nurse Midwives Board of Directors including serving as president for six years. In 2001, she was honored as the Kentucky Nurse Practitioner of the Year.  Additionally, she continues to participate on the CHI-Health Partners Board of Directors and, at the national level, on the Advanced Practice Leadership Council where she served as co-chair for the initial four years of the council.  She is also a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and was inducted as a Fellow in 2015.   In other leadership efforts, she was appointed by the Governor of Kentucky as a Member of three significant policy venues: the KASPER Task Force representing APRNs in the state, a member of the HB 1 Task Force and a seat on the Controlled Substance Formulary Committee with the Kentucky Board of Nursing.

Contact Information

Phone: (859) 562-2649

Fax: (859) 323-1057

Email: jzewen2@uky.edu



DNP, Vanderbilt University, 2011
MSN, University of Kentucky, 1985
BSN, Rush University, 1980


Dr. Julianne Ewen's CV