Christine Hoyle, DNP, ARNP, FNP

Christine Hoyle, DNP, ARNP, FNP
Clinical Assistant Professor
Clinical Assistant Professor
Lead, Family Nurse Practitioner Track
Psychosocial & Community Health
Box 357263
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195-7263


My practice interest areas include health behavior change, use of brief motivational interviewing in clinical practice, systems and population-based models of care for chronic disease self-management, medical home and team-care, Community-Oriented Primary Care and interprofessional education.


Major teaching responsibilities include teaching core courses for DNP students, FNP clinical seminars and clinical advising. I recently have taught DNP courses in leadership and role development, Health Promotion and the practicum immersion course that integrates practice, leadership and practice inquiry in the context of enhancing care systems delivery.

Practice, Service, Community Involvement

I am an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) with national certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP). I received my Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of Washington in 2008. My clinical work is with underserved, ethnically diverse patient populations in primary care public health setting. I have worked with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) to develop and administer a clinical licensing exam for nurse practitioners in BC. I have also worked with CRNBC in the development of a NP Quality Assurance program for practicing Nurse Practitioners in BC.

Current Publications

  • Napolitano, M., Roots, A., Hoyle, C., Johansen, C. (2011). Developing the clinical licensure examination for nurse practitioners in British Columbia. Journal of Nursing Regulation. 2(3), 1-5.
  • Hoyle, C. (October, 2009). Make your strep diagnosis spot on. The Nurse Practitioner. 33(10), 47-52.
  • Hoyle, C. (2009) Manuscript for Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, USDHHS, Putting Prevention into Practice, Results of research project.
  • Payne, J., Schoenfeld, P., Hoyle, C., Whitman, L., Secor, R. (2000) Hematopoietic health. In P.V. Meredith and N.M. Horan (Eds.), Adult primary care (pp. 692-727). Philadelphia, P.A: W.B. Saunders Co.
Research Interests: 
Primary health care, motivational interviewing, chronic disease self management, perimenopausal to menopausal women's health issues
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