Caitlin Owsley

Caitlin Owsley is a registered nurse in pursuit of her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree with a Family Nurse Practitioner concentration at Loyola University New Orleans. Caitlin received her baccalaureate degree in nursing at St. Olaf College in Minnesota in 2014, where she was captain of the varsity tennis team and studied abroad on several global health excursions to Honduras and South Africa. Originally from Birmingham, Alabama, Caitlin moved to New Orleans to pursue her passion for dermatological skin health with a special interest in completing her DNP Scholarly Project as a culmination of translational research on preventative measures to improve skin cancer outcomes. Outside of Loyola’s program, Caitlin enjoys cycling and kickboxing classes, interior design and gardening, cooking nutritious recipes, and playing with her cat, Bjorn. She currently lives in New Orleans, LA.

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I would be lying if I said I wasn’t nervous to enroll in an online BSN-DNP program last year. After all, I was always the “front row” girl in school with her own case of multi-color highlighters.

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