Micheal Allen, DNP, NP-C

Micheal P Allen, DNP, NP-C, Major, Air Force

Name: Micheal P Allen, DNP, NP-C, Major, Air Force

USU Department of Primary Appointment: 
Family Nurse Practitioner and Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Program
Title: 
Doctor of Nursing Practice Phase II Site Director
Faculty Rank: 
Clinical Assistant Professor
Location: 
San Antonio Military Medical Center, TX

Education

2016, DNP, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS), Bethesda, MD
2008, BSN, Old Dominion University (ODU), Norfolk, VA

Biography

Maj Micheal Allen, USU alumni 2016, DNP, FNP, was born into an Air Force family in Duluth, Minnesota.  After living in MN, he was raised in Louisiana and has since lived in 11 different places, traveled across the globe both in the military and for leisure.  He has over 14 years of military service both as an officer and enlisted.  He enlisted in Navy in 1998 and served on board the USS Enterprise’s (CVN-65) flight deck as a green shirt launching aircraft.  After leaving the Navy in 2002, he pursued his BSN at Old Dominion University (ODU) in Norfolk, VA.  He worked two years as an oncology medical-surgical nurse in a community hospital where he gained a wealth of knowledge he needed for his next assignment in the U.S. Air Force. In the Air Force, he worked at the DoD's only Bone Marrow Transplant unit located in San Antonio at SAMMC in 2011.  This is where he learned invaluable lessons in leadership, teamwork, and collaborative and compassionate care.  This sparked his interest in primary and secondary prevention through cancer screening.  After completing his Doctorate at USU in 2016 as a Family Nurse Practitioner, he was stationed at Randolph AFB, TX.  At Randolph he served as a staff Nurse Practitioner while being a clinical preceptor for 6 FNP students and Medical Director where learned valuable lesions in team development and mentorship.  His passions are God, family, and country.  He and his family of seven reside in San Antonio, TX. 

Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments

  • Operation Desert Fox, 1999
  • Operation Enduring Freedom, 2001
  • Jonas Scholar 2016