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Anne Lynn Derouin

Clinical Professor in the School of Nursing
School of Nursing
Box 3322 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
School of Nursing, 307 Trent Drive 3113 Pearson Building, Durham, NC 27710
Office hours By appointment- please email  


Anne Derouin, DNP, APRN, CPNP, PMHS, FAANP is currently the Assistant Dean of the MSN Program and Lead Faculty for the Pediatric Behavior Mental Health specialty program at Duke University School of Nursing.  She provides adolescent primary care services at Community and School-based Health Centers affiliated with Duke’s Department of Community and Family Medicine for more than two decades. 

Derouin also serves on the state and national boards of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP), is considered an adolescent clinical expert, serving on Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM) and as the co-chair for the Adolescent Special Interest Group of NAPNAP, participating in pediatric, school-based health and advanced nursing practice advocacy efforts at state and federal levels.  She’s been selected for advocacy Fellowships in for several professional organizations including the School-based Health Alliance (formally National Assembly of School-based Health Centers), Nurse in Washington Internship (NIWI), Shot@Life (World Health Organization’s global vaccine efforts), and as a Faculty Policy Intensive Fellow for the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN).

Dr. Derouin joined the DUSON faculty in 2011, received her BSN in 1989 from the University of Michigan, earned her MSN in 2000 and DNP in 2010, both from DUSON, and was a member of the School’s inaugural DNP cohort.  She has also been a frequent guest lecturer on adolescent topics for the Community and Family Medicine and Pediatrics departments at Duke and is on the faculty of the MBS program at the School of Medicine.

Dr. Derouin has served as President of the North Carolina School Community Health Alliance.   She serves on the Executive Team of the Duke-Johnson & Johnson Nurse Leadership program and the Advisory Board for the Poe Center in Raleigh, NC.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Clinical Professor in the School of Nursing · 2020 - Present School of Nursing
Vice Dean for Academic Affairs in the School of Nursing · 2023 - Present School of Nursing
Professor in Family Medicine and Community Health · 2020 - Present Family Medicine and Community Health, Clinical Science Departments
Affiliate, Duke Global Health Institute · 2018 - Present Duke Global Health Institute, University Institutes and Centers

Education, Training & Certifications

Duke University · 2010 D.N.Sc.
Duke University · 2000 M.S.N.