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Charles Yingling, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP

Clinical Professor
Associate Dean for Professional Practice
Department of Health Behavior and Biological Sciences
Room 3304 NURS1

University of Michigan School of Nursing
400 North Ingalls Building
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5482

Telephone: 734-763-4848


  • Sexual and Gender Minority Health
  • Community Health
  • Advanced Practice Nursing
  • Health Disparities
  • Marginalized Population

Dr. Yingling is a national leader in community health with a particular focus on improving health outcomes for marginalized populations. Dr. Yingling is a family nurse practitioner whose direct-care practice has included lifespan primary care in federally qualified health centers. Dr. Yingling’s systems-focused practice includes the development of innovative nurse-led models of care aimed at improving community health through partnership with health care entitites and community based organizations. The focus of Dr. Yingling’s clinical scholarship is improving health and healthcare for sexual and gender minority people.


Dr. Yingling’s teaching expertise includes both classroom and clinical instruction of primary care nurse practitioner students. A prolific mentor of early-career nurses, Dr. Yingling enjoys the one-on-one collaboration that comes from mentoring DNP students in their systems-focused work.

Affiliations / Service

  • Member, National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties, 2010-present (Board Member at Large – 2020-2022).
  • Member, American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 2005-present.
  • Member, Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 2016-present.

Notable Awards / Honors

  • SAGE Award – Power of Nursing Leadership Conference Committee (Illinois), 2020
  • Judith Lloyd Stofjell Distinguished Practice Award, 2020
  • Fellow, American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 2016
  • 40 under 40 Emerging Nurse Leaders, Illinois Healthcare Action Coalition, 2015
  • DAISY Faculty Award, 2013
  • Graduate Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence, 2009


  • Doctor of Nursing Practice, University of Illinois Chicago, 2012
  • Master of Science, University of Illinois Chicago, 2005
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Loyola University Chicago, 1999

Publication Highlights

  • Turner, M., Chu, M. Cotler, K. & Yingling, C. (2021) Application of a sexual risk assessment tool in primary care. Journal for Nurse Practitioners (in press)

  • Broholm, C., Yingling, C. & Vail, R. (2021). Preventing HIV with PrEP: Current and emerging modalities. Journal for Nurse Practitioners (in press)

  • Huyck, M., Messmer, S. Mayer, S., & Yingling, C. (2021). Intrawound injection of heroin as a drug delivery route among a cohort of people who inject drugs. Health Science Reports, 4(1), e231.

  • Flanagan, S., Broholm, C. McClellan, L. & Yingling, C. (2020). LGBTQ+ issues: Care of sexual and gender minority patients. In Tusai, K. and Fitzpatrick, J. Advanced practice psychiatric nursing: Integrating psychotherapy, psychopharmacology, and complementary and alternative approaches across the lifespan 3rd ed, (Eds.). Springer, New York, NY. (in press)

  • Huyck, M., Mayer, S., Messmer, S. & Yingling, C. (2020). Community wound care program within a syringe exchange program, Chicago, 2018-19. American Journal of Public Health, 110(8), 1211-1213.

  • Yingling, C., Broholm, C. & Stephenson, S. (2020). Pharmacoprevention of new HIV infections. Nursing Clinics of North America, 55(3), 429-444.

  • McNamara, M. & Yingling, C. (2020). The reemergence of syphilis. Nursing Clinics of North America, 55(3), 361-377.

  • Yingling, C., Cotler, K. & Broholm, C. (2020). LGBTQ patient care: Care of sexual and gender minority people. In T. Buttaro and J. Trybulski Primary care: A collaborative practice 6th ed. (Eds.). Mosby, St. Louis, MO.

  • Woroch, R., Sefton, M. & Yingling, C. (2020). Using simulation to prepare for clinicals in front-loaded FNP curricula. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 39, 45-50.

  • Mead, D., Sorenson, M., Amer, K., Ribero, S., Bishop-Royce, J., & Yingling, C. (2019). Implementation of LGBT+ health education for master’s entry nursing students. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 10(3), 27-35.

  • Barnum, T., Vaez, K. Cesarone, D. & Yingling, C. (2019). Your data looks good on a dashboard. Online Journal of Nursing Informatics. 

  • Yankellow, I. & Yingling, C. (2019). Nonoccupational postexposure prophylaxis: An essential tool for HIV prevention. Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 15(10), 764-771.

  • Chu, M., Cotler, K. & Yingling, C. (2019). Understanding patient motivations for pre-exposure prophylaxis initiation and adherence. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 32(6), 423-428.

  • Ishida, K., Weiss, E., Kee, S. & Yingling, C. (2019) Increasing colorectal cancer screening orders using unlicensed assistive personnel. BMJ Open Quality, doi: 10.1136/bmjoq-2018-000545 

  • Yingling, C. (2019) A lie by omission?. American Journal of Nursing, 119(1), 72. Recognized with a 2020 Clarion Award from the Association for Women in Communications 

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