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Anne Derouin

Associate Professor
Faculty Lead, PNP-PC/MSN Program
School of Nursing
3113 Pearson Building
(919) 668-5375
Anne Derouin


Dr. Anne Derouin holds appointments at School of Nursing and in the Division of Community and Family Medicine. A full-time faculty member since 2011, she is a dual-certified pediatric nurse practitioner with more than 30 years’ experience in pediatric nursing. She has strong ties to the Duke and Durham communities and has completed clinical service and research projects in Africa and Central America. She received her BSN in 1989 from the University of Michigan, master’s degree in nursing (MSN) in 2000 and a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) in 2010, both from Duke University.

Dr. Derouin is currently the lead faculty for the PNP-Primary Care major in the MSN program and the Pediatric Behavioral Mental Healthcare specialty program at Duke. Prior to this appointment, Derouin served full time as a CPNP in community and School-based health centers affiliated with Duke’s Department of Community and Family Medicine. She has won several teaching awards while at Duke, most recently for her work with Interprofessional teaching excellence.

Aside from her work at Duke, Derouin serves as an adolescent clinical expert and has served in numerous leadership positions in professional nursing organizations such as National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP), School-based Health Alliance (formally the National Assembly of School-based Health Centers) and Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM).  She is active in advocacy efforts, recently completing her role as Advocacy Chair for the North Carolina Chapter of NAPNAP, past-president for the North Carolina School Community Health Alliance, NCNA Nurse Leadership Fellowship. and as a Faculty Policy Fellow for the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). In 2016 she was inducted as a fellow in the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).

Her research interests include adolescent health topics, promoting resiliency in youth and access to healthcare in rural and underserved communities.