Professor (Clinical)

Kerri Rupe is the Program Coordinator of the Family Nurse Practitioner program at the University of Iowa College of Nursing. She is also the Core Director of the Occupational Health Nursing MSN Program for the Heartland ERC-a National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) program through the CDC.

Dr. Rupe is a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and a Certified Occupational Health Nurse Specialist. She has worked in Occupational Health Clinics and Family Practice Clinics for almost 20 years. She maintains a practice in Occupational Health at UI Healthworks and a family practice at the Shelter House Clinic – a clinic for homeless persons managed by the College of Nursing.

Dr. Rupe speaks at several national conferences, including the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, the National Teaching Institute, and the National Wellness Conference. Her areas of expertise are occupational health issues and family, health and prevention programs.

She has published articles on occupational health issues, chapters in texts  and is a co-investigator on a research project involving outcomes of occupational injuries.

She has been on faculty with the College of Nursing for the past 12 years.

Curriculum Vitae

Kerri Rupe
DNP, University of Iowa
FNP Certificate, Clarkson College
MSN in Nursing Education, Bishop-Clarkson College
BSN, Northeast Missouri State University
AA, Indian Hills Community College
ADN, Indian Hills Community College