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Kristy Crownhart, DNP, APRN, FNP-C

Clinical Assistant Professor

School of Nursing
Idaho State University
1311 E. Central Drive
Meridian, ID 83642

Office: Meridian
Phone: 208-373-1852
Email: kristycrownhart@isu.edu


  • DNP Idaho State University
  • MSN Leadership and Management, Western Governors University
  • BSN University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
  • BS Food, Agriculture, and Environmental Science, University of Wisconsin-River Falls

Research Interests

  • Older Adults
  • Active Duty Military and Veterans
  • Health Promotion
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Disaster Preparedness


Dr. Crownhart is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing at Idaho State University. She has twenty years of combined clinical experience as a Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner.  Dr. Crownhart completed her nurse practitioner residency at the Boise VAMC Center of Excellence and continues to practice there as a float pool provider in the primary care clinics.  In addition, she serves as the Chief Nurse and nurse practitioner for the Idaho Air National Guard.

Dr. Crownhart is a member of Nurse Leaders of Idaho, Nurse Practitioners of Idaho, American Association of Nurse Practitioners, National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties, and Sigma Theta Tau. Dr. Crownhart was the Past President of Nurse Practitioners of Idaho and currently serves as the Region 3 Representative.  She received the American Association of Nurse Practitioners Award for Clinical Excellence in 2023.  

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