Nursing

Angie Wooton, RN, PhD, FNP-BC

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Education

  • Ph.D. Nursing, University of Hawai’i Manoa, Oahu HI
  • Post-Master’s Degree: F.N.P. (Family Nurse Practitioner), University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, Indiana
  • M.S.N. Degree: Adult Health and Nursing Administration, University of Evansville, Evansville, Indiana
  • B.S.N. Degree, University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, Indiana

Biography

Dr. Angie Wooton is an Assistant Professor in the Dunigan Family Department of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Evansville. She also works as a Family Nurse Practitioner for the McAuley Clinic in Owensboro, Kentucky. Her favorite areas of practice are Cardiology and Family Medicine. Angie also works as a balance and fall consultant at Deaconess Hospital.

Angie is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and is active in numerous nursing organizations. She has served as the advisor for the Student Nurse Association Professionals (SNAP) at the University of Evansville. Angie also attends the annual Midwest Nursing Research Society conferences annually with nursing students presenting research posters. Currently she serves as a board member for the American Red Cross in Henderson, Kentucky.

Angie’s primary area of research interest is balance, falls, aging, and health promotion in older adults. Her dissertation topic was, “Associations between balance confidence and balance performance in community-dwelling older adults.” Angie recently published an article in Orthopaedic Nursing regarding the effectiveness of Tai Chi as an alternative form of physical activity utilized to improve balance in older adults.

When not working on projects for the University of Evansville, Angie can be found running on the wooded trails of Audubon State Park or spending time with her grandchildren.

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