Michelle Dickens MSN, RN, FNP-C, AE-C
Michelle Dickens MSN, RN, FNP-C, AE-C is a nurse practitioner and certified asthma educator. An NP since 1997, she has been specializing in asthma care and education for patients for over 15 years. She currently practices at the Ferrell-Duncan Clinic Department of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology in Springfield, Missouri, seeing asthma and allergy patients of all ages and administering the clinic’s patch testing program for allergic contact dermatitis. She is the founder and coordinator of the CoxHealth Asthma Center, which works throughout the healthcare organization to standardize and improve asthma care. She serves as a guest lecturer and preceptor to practicing and student physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants in a variety of settings. She has a passion for teaching healthcare providers about asthma and has presented at multiple national conferences on a variety of asthma topics. She also serves as a faculty member for the University of Missouri’s Asthma ECHO initiative, which helps connect primary care providers across the state of Missouri to mentors in asthma care.