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Blaine Winters

Associate Dean

442 KMBL
Provo, UT 84602


I have been teaching at Brigham Young University since 2012. Before that, I was the director of the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program at the University of Utah. I enjoy both teaching and providing care to patients as a nurse practitioner. I am dual certified as an acute care nurse practitioner and a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. The majority of my current clinical practice is in psychiatric mental health.

Research Interests

1. The intersection between physical injury and mental health.
2. Traumatic Brain Injury.
3. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
4. Disaster Medicine

Teaching Interests

1. Acute and Critical Care
2. Psychiatric Mental Health
3. Pathophysiology
4. Disaster Medicine


  • Post-Graduate Certificate, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner , Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (2021)
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice, Acute Care Nurse Practioner , Caring for the Acutely Ill Older Adult, University of Utah (2008)
  • Master of Science, Nursing , Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, University of Utah (2001)
  • Bachelor of Science, Nursing , University of Utah (1999)
  • Associate Degree of Nursing, Nursing , Salt Lake Community College (1995)
  • Bachelor of Science, Health Sciences , Health Promotion, Brigham Young University (1992)

Licenses and Certifications

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (2022 - Present)
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (2001 - 2016)
  • State of Utah, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (2001 - 2016)

Honors and Awards

  • Muriel Thole Teaching and Learning Faculty Fellowship, Brigham Young University (2019 - 2022)
  • Regional Volunteer Award, American Red Cross (2021 - 2021)


  • Western Institute of Nursing (2021 - Present)
  • American Red Cross (2019 - Present)
  • Society for the Advancement of Disaster Nursing (2019 - Present)
  • Utah Nurse Practitioner Association (2018 - Present)
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (2010 - Present)
  • National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty (2012 - 2014)

Professional Citizenship

  • Other, American Red Cross (2020 - Present)
  • Committee/Council Member, State of Utah (2011 - 2019)
  • Committee/Council Member, National Gerontological Nurses Association (2014 - 2016)

Courses Taught


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