Mary Skinner, MSN, DNP, AGNP-C is a healthcare provider in Louisville, KY for Geriatric Medicine, Long-term Care, Post-Acute Care

Mary Skinner, MSN, DNP, AGNP-C

Family Medicine, Primary Care, Geriatric Medicine
Areas of Interest

Geriatric Medicine | Long-term Care | Post-Acute Care

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Mary Skinner, MSN, DNP, AGNP-C

Mary Skinner, MSN, DNP, AGNP-C, graduated from University of Louisville with her bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) in 2001. Caring for older adults was a passion she found while working as a registered nurse (RN) in long-term care (LTC) and long-term acute care (LTAC) settings. She returned to University of Louisville to obtain her MSN in geriatrics and was certified as a nurse practitioner (NP) in 2008. Mary has spent the past 15 years working in long-term care, subacute rehabilitation, house calls and geriatric chronic disease management in primary care. She pursued her DNP at University of Kentucky in 2015 to educate NP students on caring for older adults and navigating the unique environment in nursing homes. Mary’s experience in LTC and subacute rehabilitation includes acute and chronic disease management, palliative and hospice care, and quality improvement measures such as reducing polypharmacy, improving antibiotic stewardship and collaborating with the psychiatric team to reduce antipsychotic use. She is certified as a dementia care specialist through University of California, Los Angeles’s Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program and received honors in teaching from students including “Student Champion” and “Faculty Favorite.” Topics and courses Mary has taught include: Evidence Based Practice, the 4 M’s of Geriatric Care, the role of NPs in LTC to Medical Residents and Fellows, and polypharmacy with a focus on the Beer’s Criteria for inappropriate prescribing in the geriatric population.

Education & Training

University of Louisville | Louisville | 2001
University of Louisville School of Nursing | Louisville | 2008
University of Kentucky | Lexington | 2015



Areas of Interest

Geriatric Medicine | Long-term Care | Post-Acute Care


Adult Nurse Practitioner, Geriatric Nurse Practitioner - American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Practice, Specialty or Service

School of Medicine

Assistant Professor

Department of Medicine


"I strive to provide safe, holistic, patient-centered care. This includes having a trusting relationship with my patient, helping manage their health and illnesses, supporting optimal functioning and ensuring continuity of care across health care settings."

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