Ashlyn Johnson, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, CNE

Assistant Professor

University Hall 105, Hamilton Campus


  • Postgraduate Certificate (Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner), Johns Hopkins University (2017)
  • DNP, University of Alabama (2014)
  • MSN (Family Nurse Practitioner), Wright State University (2012)
  • BA in Zoology, Miami University (2009)
  • ADN, Miami University (2007)


  • Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-BC)
  • Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC)
  • Certified Nurse Educator (CNE)

Professional Experience

Dr. Johnson maintains clinical practice as a psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner at Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services. She has previously worked as a family nurse practitioner in retail clinics and occupational health. Prior to that worked inpatient behavioral health as an RN.


Dr. Johnson has taught a variety of courses across undergraduate and graduate nursing curricula.


Dr. Johnson provides psychiatric services to patients struggling with substance use disorders.  She serves on departmental committees at Miami University, as well as serving on the program excellence committee for the YWCA Hamilton and on the board of advisors for the Association of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners.


Dr. Johnson’s research interests include mental health, particularly interpersonal violence, trauma, and resilience. She is currently investigating the relationship between self-defense training, trauma, PTSD symptoms, and resilience.