Carlie Felion

University Fellows Cohort Member, 2020-2021
PhD Student, Nursing
Portrait of Carlie Felion
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Carlie is a doctoral student in the College of Nursing in the Health Determinants track and is minoring in Rural Health. She is a dual-board certified Family and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with over 25 years of varied nursing experience. She earned her undergraduate degrees from Vermont Technical College and Chamberlain College of Nursing and did her graduate and post-graduate work at Duke University. Her research focuses on the design, implementation, and evaluation of digital health interventions for rural-dwelling and medically underserved adults with diabetes and low health literacy. Her experience living and working in rural and underserved areas informs her commitment to eliminating barriers to care and addressing the diabetes epidemic's underlying factors. Carlie and her husband, Kevin, are the parents of two teenagers and a young adult and live in Glendale, Arizona. Carlie is a proud veteran of the United States Army Reserve and enjoys volunteering, cooking, camping, and her membership in the Potterhead Running Club, which raises money for various charities through virtual races.