Yvette Lowery, DNP, MSN/Ed, FNP-C, CCNR, CEN, PCCN
Yvette Lowery, DNP, MSN/Ed, FNP-C, CCNR, CEN, PCCNProgram Director, Graduate Nursing
DNP, South University
Post Master’s FNP, Graceland University
MSN, Jacksonville University
BSN, Norfolk State University
LPN, Virginia Beach School of Practical Nursing

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Dr. Yvette Lowery is originally from San Diego, California and is now a resident of  Florida.

Yvette Lowery started her career as a licensed practical nurse after graduating from the Virginia Beach School of Practical Nursing in 2005. Once obtaining her LPN to BSN degree at Norfolk State University in 2008, she worked in a community intensive care unit, medical surgical nursing, a level one trauma ICU, and multiple emergency departments. In 2012, she obtained her Masters in Nursing Education at Jacksonville University and started teaching undergraduate nursing students in 2013. In 2015, she obtained her Post Masters Certificate as a Family Nurse Practitioner at Graceland University. She later obtained her Doctorate in Nursing Practice from South University in 2017. Her DNP project titled “The Misuse Of the Annual Pap Smear Alone for Cervical Cancer Screening” was inspired by a women’s health clinic she worked in for three years with a diverse and underserved population in Jacksonville, Florida.

She currently works in the Gainesville, Florida surrounding areas as an emergency room nurse practitioner. Yvette had 10 years of experience as a registered nurse before becoming a nurse practitioner. Yvette has had previous experience in a family medicine clinic and women’s health clinic as a nurse practitioner in Jacksonville, Florida. She has experience in curriculum development and program development, and has ten years of teaching nursing at all levels. She also serves as a preceptor to students who wish to become nurse practitioners. She is the research co-chair for research for the nonprofit organization DNPs of Color.


Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.
Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc.
National Council of Negro Women
American Heart Association, Florida State Advocacy Committee member