Audrey Alana Strock, MSN, RN is a first year DNP Student at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Denver, Colorado. For more than a decade, Audrey has worked concurrently in psychiatry and critical care and is board certified through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as an Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner as well as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Her clinical practice area will focus on integrative medicine and will build on her current program involving mental health providers in the system as primary care providers.
Audrey has worked with and developed many programs that have adopted the integrative model and currently works as a nurse practitioner in an integrative care system that seamlessly integrates mental and physical health. Additionally, she is conducting research on the association of substance abuse in minority children and adolescents as a result of bullying and how this may also attribute to gun violence in schools. She plans to develop preventative tools and early screenings for parents and care providers, primary care providers, and schools during her doctoral program.
Audrey received a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Colorado State University and in 2011 graduated Magna cum Laude with a BSN in Nursing from Regis University and in 2016 received her Master’s Degree in Nursing as both an Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner from the University of Colorado where she is a Student Ambassador.
Audrey was appointed a Fellow among the inaugural cohort of SAMHSA Now is the Time: Minority Fellowship Program-Youth (NITT: MFP-Y) during the academic FY 2015-2016 and is an active member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, National Association of Hispanic Nurses, International Association of Clinical Research Nurses, Colorado Society of Clinical Specialists in Psychiatric Nursing, American Nurses Association, American Association of Critical Care Nurses and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. She also volunteers at the Prairie View High School- Bully Prevention Groups and the Lutheran Medical Center- Stigma Reducing Training.