Amanda Brinson, DNP, RN, CPNP

Assistant Professor and PNP-PC Lead Faculty

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
School of Nursing
CB #7460
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7460

Dr. Brinson earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her master’s and Doctor of Nursing Practice degrees from Duke University. Her doctoral work focused on self-management of asthma in the school setting. She currently serves as the lead faculty for the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program at the School of Nursing at UNC Chapel Hill, with a concentration in primary care. She coordinates the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program’s first and second clinical courses for MSN and DNP students. In addition to teaching, she actively maintains a clinical practice in primary care pediatrics. Dr. Brinson’s scholarly interests include general pediatric primary health care with special emphasis on routine well visits, newborn and infant health, breastfeeding, asthma and respiratory health, allergies, school health, immunizations and adolescent health.