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Tonya Renee Runner



  • B.A., Sociology, Bowling Green State University, 1997
  • A.D.N., Nursing, Lourdes University/Firelands Regional Medical Center, 2005
  • M.B.A., Executive Management, Ashland University, 2008
  • M.S.N., Nursing, University of Phoenix, 2010
  • D.N.P., Advanced Practice Nursing, Ashland University, 2019

Brief Bio:
Professor Runner is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, experience includes nephrology patients, specifically chronic kidney disease stages I-IV and end-stage renal disease.  Her clinical experiences include out-patient dialysis center, hospital and office settings.
Research Interests:
Nephrology, Chronic Kidney Disease Stage I-IV, End-Stage Renal Disease
Teaching Areas:

  • DNP Program:
  • APRN Health Assessment
  • APRN Pharmacology
  • DNP Capstone
  • DNP Scholarly Project
  • DNP Scholarly Project Chair
  • FNP IV: Care of the Older Adult
  • FNP IV: Clinical Care of the Older Adult

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Nephrology Nurses Association

Professional Experience:
Family Nurse Practitioner
Community Service:
National Kidney Foundation Volunteer
Lorain County Free Clinic Volunteer