Marianne Hutti PhD, WHNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN

Dr. Hutti is a two-time University of Kentucky alum (BSN ’72 and MSN ’79). She obtained a PhD in Nursing from Indiana University in 1989. Dr. Hutti was recruited from the University of Louisville in 2019, where she had extensive academic and professional experience as a women's health nurse practitioner, including teaching, coordinating the UofL Women's Health-FNP Dual Major Program, combining clinical practice with student mentoring, creating partnerships within academic health systems and serving on national boards and committees. Her portfolio centers on building academic and community partnerships to advance maternal-child health outcomes, specifically leading scholarly efforts to address three significant issues after perinatal loss: grief intensity of parents, healthcare provider distress, and grief in the subsequent pregnancy after a perinatal loss. Dr. Hutti has published widely and is a frequently, sought after speaker for national and international conferences on topics related to women's health and perinatal loss.

Dr. Hutti teaches in the Accelerated and Traditional BSN programs, and serves as faculty and co-coordinator of the Undergraduate Research Intern Program. She also mentors PhD students at the College. Dr. Hutti has an additional appointment as a Nurse Scientist with UK HealthCare Ambulatory Clinics, serving as a research mentor to nurses and nurse practitioners in the clinics.

Recent honors and awards include the KCNPNM/AANP State Award for Excellence, Kentucky Coalition of Nurse Practitioners and Nurse Midwifes (2016); appointment as a Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (2017); and as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (2018). In 2019 she received the National Inspiration in Nursing Education Award from the Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health.

Contact Information

Phone: 8593238071




WHNP, Indiana University School of Nursing, 1992
PhD, Indiana University School of Nursing, 1989
MSN, University of Kentucky, 1979
BSN, University of Kentucky, 1976


Dr. Marianne Hutti's CV