Laura Hieronymus DNP, MSEd, RN, MLDE, BC-ADM, CDCES, FADCES
Adjunct Associate Professor
Dr. Laura Hieronymus earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing, master’s degree in allied health and education and doctor of nursing practice from the University of Kentucky. She is board certified in advanced diabetes management, a master licensed diabetes educator and a certified diabetes educator. Dr. Hieronymus is also a fellow of the American Association of Diabetes Educators, where she served as diabetes educator of the year in 2006-2007.
Dr. Hieronymus is the associate editor for Diabetes Spectrum, a peer-reviewed journal from the American Diabetes Association, and serves as a contributing editor for Diabetes Self-Management, a consumer-focused magazine for people with diabetes.
Her expertise includes patient and family education across the lifespan for individuals with Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes and prediabetes, as well as diabetes and pregnancy. Additional areas of interest include interdisciplinary clinical and collaborative practice, professional education programs and medical communications.