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Angela Richard-Eaglin, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

Assistant Professor
(919) 684-9380
3151 Pearson Building

Angela Richard-Eaglin, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, joined DUSON’s faculty on August 31, 2016. She leads the VA Nursing Academic Partnership in Graduate Education program. In this role, she is responsible for veteran-centric content and clinical education within the Adult-Gerontology Primary Care NP major of the master’s program. She serves as faculty in the residency program being developed with the VA for newly certified Adult-Gerontology Primary Care NPs and has a clinical practice there. Richard-Eaglin is a member of DUSON’s Healthcare in Adult Populations Division.

Richard-Eaglin received her BSN in 1994 from Northeast Louisiana University in Monroe, Louisiana; her MSN from Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge in 2001; and in 2015 she completed her DNP in Executive Leadership from Loyola University in New Orleans. As a board certified FNP, she has over 15 years of experience in primary care and urgent care settings. During her career as an FNP, she has worked with patients across the lifespan and in various leadership roles. Richard-Eaglin takes great pride in serving all patients and their families, especially underserved populations. Notably, her work was instrumental in establishing and managing a mobile health clinic following Hurricane Katrina while also providing patient care for residents of a travel trailer park for Katrina victims.

Prior to Duke, Richard-Eaglin was an assistant professor in the BSN program at Southern University and A&M College, with more than a decade of clinical teaching experience including as an NP student preceptor. She was also in practice as an FNP with Volunteer Health Corps, providing care for under- and un-insured individuals.


  • DNP - Loyola University, New Orleans
  • MSN - Southern University
  • BSN - Northeast Lousiana University

Research Interests

  • Factors that influence student success in nurse practitioner programs
  • Effects of teaching/learning strategies on advanced assessment course performance and outcome measurement in the clinical practice setting
  • Preventing childhood obesity through early intensive nutrition and health education of parents and children
  • The influence of provider sincerity and delivery of care on patient “buy-in” and adherence to their plan of care
  • Individualizing patient care based on clinical practice experiences and outcomes as opposed to solely using generalized clinical practice guidelines

Awards and Honors

Representative Publications

  • 2008 -- Rami, J.S., Singleton, E.K., Spurlock, W., & Eaglin, A. R. A School of Nursing’s Experience with Providing Health Care for Hurricane Katrina Evacuees The ABNF Journal. 2008 102-106
  • 2008 -- Brown, S.C., Geiselman, P.J., Copeland, A.L., Gordon, C., & Richard-Eaglin, A. Reliability and Validity of the Personal Wellness Profile (PWP) Questionnaire in African American College Students Journal of Cultural Diversity. 2008 15(4); 163-167
Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Michael Zychowicz and Angela Richard-Eaglin recently joined colleagues from the Durham VA Health Care System (DVAHCS) Janet Campbell and Bich Nguyen to attend a national nurse practitioner residency meeting in Washington, DC, held by the Office of Academic Affiliations, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Several faculty recently attended the 2017 National League for Nursing Education Summit in San Diego, Cali. In attendance were: Beth Phillips, Marilyn Oermann Terry Valiga, Janice Humphreys, Margie Molloy, Helen Gordon, Angela Richards-Eaglin, Queen Utley-Smith and Jennie De Gagne.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Angela Richard-Eaglin's abstract entitled "Strategies for Predicting Success in Nurse Practitioner Programs" has been accepted for poster presentation at the 2017 NLN Education Summit, September 14-16, 2017, in San Diego, California.