Chris Burns, FNP-C, MSN, RN
Online Instructor

(317) 955-6443
Michael A. Evans Center for Health Sciences, Room 374


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.


  • 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

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