Julia Farner, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, HHP

Julia Farner, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, HHP

Assistant Professor (Clinical)

258 Cohn, 5557 Cass Ave., Detroit, MI 48202 

Office hours

 By appointment

Julia Farner, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, HHP

Bio Sketch

Dr. Farner (she/her) began her career in academia as the clinical faculty member dedicated to the U.S. military veterans BSN groups. She continues to work in this capacity, helping military veteran students advance through the accelerated BSN program, though she has expanded her teaching to include other lectures and labs in the undergraduate and graduate programs. Dr. Farner has a strong interest in advancing diversity, equity, inclusion and justice initiatives, as well as a background in community health and complementary therapies.


  • DNP, Wayne State University, 2016
  • Graduate Certificate: Complementary Therapies in Healthcare, Wayne State University, 2016
  • Holistic Health Practitioner Certification, Blue Heron Academy, 2013
  • BSN, Michigan State University, 2008

Research Interests

  • CAM therapies
  • Veterans health
  • Health disparities
  • Nursing education

Clinical Area(s) of Expertise

  • Community health
  • Veterans health
  • Home health care
  • Complementary & integrative nursing

Selected publications

  • Oliver-McNeil, S., Farner, J., McQuillen, E. (2020). Veterans caring for veterans through an academic practice partnership. Journal of Health and Human Experience, (6)2, 96-113. https://jhhe.sempervifoundation.org/pdfs/v6n2/06%20Oliver-McNeil.pdf
  • Farner, J., Reed, M., Abbas, J., Shmina, K., & Bielawski, D. (2019). Aromatherapy hand massage for test anxiety and self-efficacy in nursing students: A pilot study. Teaching and Learning in Nursing, 14(4), 225-230. doi: 10.1016/j.teln.2019.04.008
  • Pieper, B., Monahan, J., Keves-Foster, M. K., Farner, J., Alhasanat, D., & Albdour, M. (2017). A quality improvement project: What first-year nursing students include in their nursing care plans for patients with acute or chronic wounds. Ostomy Wound Management, 63(10), 42-27. doi: 10.25270/owm.2017.4247

Honors and Awards

  • Civilian Lifesaving Award, Lansing Police Department, 2015

Courses taught by Julia Farner, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, HHP

Spring-Summer Term 2024 (future)

Winter Term 2024 (current)

Fall Term 2023

Spring-Summer Term 2023

Winter Term 2023

Fall Term 2022

Spring-Summer Term 2022

Winter Term 2022

← Return to listing