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Nneka Davis, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

Adjunct Clinical Instructor

Department of Population Health Nursing Science

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers


Building & Room:

923 NURS


845 S. Damen Ave., MC 923, Chicago, IL 60612

Office Phone:


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Dr. Davis is a family nurse practitioner since 2016, with a background in Emergency Medicine and Urgent Care settings. Dr. Davis began her career on the Southside of Chicago serving communities with significant socioeconomic challenges and health disparities, in 2005 as a Registered Nurse. Dr. Davis has a passion to see healthcare become of higher quality, affordability and accessibility to everyone in the city of Chicago and beyond. As an educator Dr. Davis hopes to contribute to diversity and inclusion of faculty and students at institutions of higher learning. Dr. Davis focuses on using her experience and knowledge gained over her career to prepare students to enter healthcare competent and prepared at any level.


University of Illinois at Chicago-Doctorate of Nursing Practice (Family) 2023
Olivet-Nazarene University-Masters Science in Nursing (Family Nurse Practitioner) 2016
Governors State University-Bachelors Science in Nursing 2010
Olive-Harvey College-Associates in Applied Science Nursing 2005

Licensures and Certifications

Certified Family Nurse Practitioner American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

Advanced Practice Nurse State of Illinois

Registered Professional Nurse State of Illinois

Professional Memberships

Illinois Society for Advanced Practice Nursing

American Nurses Association

Selected Presentations

DNP Project:

Health Literacy: Increase Action and Awareness Related to Preventing Adolescent Obesity