Dawn Lyon, APRN-CNP, is a nurse practitioner specializing in endocrinology and diabetes. She has a passion for educating patients on diabetes and its effects on their overall health. Dawn has been a diabetes educator since 1990 and has developed diabetes education programs for multiple organizations. Dawn has special interests in hypoglycemia, insulin pump therapy, and population health.
She earned her Master of Science in Nursing in 2006 from Otterbein College.
What is a Certified Nurse Practitioner?
A certified nurse practitioner (CNP) is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse. They hold a master's or doctoral degree and have advanced clinical training. They collaborate with physicians to diagnose and treat patients. Like physicians, they can make referrals, provide physical exams, order and interpret tests, and prescribe medications.
- 1982: The Ohio State University
Masters of Science
- 2006: Otterbein College
- American Association of Diabetes Educators
- The Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses
- Academy of Certified Diabetes Educators