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Niki V Smiley Wilson



  • DNP, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Chamberlain University, 2021
  • M.S.N., MSN Family Nurse Practitioner, Chamberlain University, 2016
  • BSN, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Wright State University, 2004

Brief Bio:
Over twenty years of caring for medical needs and responsiveness to patients and their families in a clinical setting, including over eight years as a nationally certified family nurse practitioner (FNP-C) and over twelve (12) years as a registered nurse (RN) with extensive pediatrics (PEDS), leadership, and medical-surgical experience. 

A lifetime filled with volunteerism within community organizations and youth development groups.  Natural skill at enhancing learning through laughter and experiences.  Long history of successful education and preceptorship of students and nursing professionals. Extensive experience in clinical and lab education. Educational focus in pediatrics and pathophysiology in undergraduate nursing and family nurse practitioner classes for graduate students.

Honors and Awards:

  • Sigma Theta Tau National Honor Society
  • Psi Chi National Honor Society

Teaching Areas:

  • Pathophysiology
  • Pediatrics
  • Family Nurse Practitioner

Professional Affiliations:

  • National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)
  • American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA)
  • OAANP Chapter Key Point Person
  • Ohio Association of Advanced Nurse Practitioners (OAANP)
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
  • American Nurses Association (ANA)
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • Ohio Nurses Association (ONA)

Professional Experience:

  • Nurse Practitioner with Cleveland Clinic 2020- Present
  • Nurse Practitioner with Mercy Health Primary Care 2017- 2020
  • Nursing House Supervisor- 2011-2017 with University Hospitals
  • Clinical Staff Nurse- 2004-2017 with University Hospitals