Dr. Michael S Robinson, DNP, FNP-C, received his DNP from Oregon Health and Science University in 2016. After graduating from the BYU College of Nursing with an MS and becoming a Family Nurse Practitioner in 2013 he began practicing in Family medicine (first in Oregon than here in Utah). He has practiced in family/general medicine, urgent care, weight loss medicine, and recently made a change to dermatology ('21; a long-held desire).
In 2019 he was awarded outstanding mentor by the BYU College of nursing and in 2020 he received the preceptor of the year award from the BYU College of Nursing.
His RN experience included two years of medical surgical nursing and 6 years in the Neuro, Shock, Trauma ICU (where he sat as the chair of the practice and education council). He also worked as an LPN and RN on the MeddSurg unit at Timpanogos Regional Medical Center.
He enjoyed being an adjunct faculty member at BYU ('16-'19) so much he joined the BYU faculty full-time ('21) as an assistant teaching professor. He is currently serving on the Scholarship and Awards Council for UNP.
He is married to the amazing Shanelle Robinson; they have three remarkable and beautiful/handsome children.
Research InterestsPreventative Health (Immunizations, screenings, motivation)
Nursing Education (with emphasis on nurse practitioner education)
Patient education (handout development, increasing health literacy)
Areas of Interest:
Urgent / Immediate
Technology integration into practice
Organization / Optimization of processes
Implementation, Quality Improvement (QI)
Teaching InterestsNursing Education (with emphasis on nurse practitioner education)
Improvement in the provision of health education to patients (Increasing health literacy)
General Teaching Interests:
Increasing student involvement in learning
Improvements in retention and application
- Committee/Council Member, Utah Nurse Practitioners (UNP) (2021 - Present)