Chris Burns, RN, MSN, FNP-C

Chris BurnsEducation

Bachelor's in Biochemistry, Indiana State University
Associate of Science in Nursing Degree, Indiana State University
Master of Science in Nursing, Indiana University

Professional Affiliations

  • RN Wishard Memorial Hospital Trauma Center 
  • Nursing Supervisor at Hancock Regional Hospital

Nursing Practice

Medical-surgical nursing and Psychiatric Mental-Health Nursing

Personal Interests

Born and raised in New Palestine, Indiana, I earned my Bachelor’s in Biochemistry / Life Sciences and my Associate in Nursing (ASN) from Indiana State University. While at ISU, I was an active member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity (SAE). I earned my MSN from Indiana University and am Board Certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP). RN experiences include the Emergency Department at Wishard Memorial Hospital Trauma Center, the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Hancock Regional Hospital, and Nursing Supervisor at Hancock Regional Hospital. FNP areas of practice include Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, Occupational Health, and Immediate Care. I am Full Time Faculty, teaching Pathophysiology and Pharmacology. I also work as a Nurse Practitioner at Hancock Immediate Care in Morristown, Indiana. I am a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

He Currently lives in New Palestine, Indiana with his wife Angie for 17 years which also a fellow RN. They had two lovely children, Abby and Christian. He enjoys outdoor activities like running, swimming, motorcycling, current events, and history. Chris is a very outgoing person that is willing to help prospective students of Marian, so don't hesitated to contact him for some help. Feel free to contact me if there is anything I can do to contribute to your success at Marian University

Meeting people through student government
Getting involved in student government helped Oluwabanwo Adeniyi '21 feel like she’s part of the campus community.
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Building relationships with faculty and coaches
After he explored his college options, Conor Smith '20 decided to choose Marian because of his interest in athletics and exercise science.
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Following her dream to be a dentist
After graduating cum laude with Marian's Class of 2017, Chrislyn (Church) Fite is well on her way.
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