Juan M Gonzalez, DNP, APRN, AGACNP-BC, ENP-C, FNP-BC, CEN, is an Assistant Professor of Clinical at the University of Miami School of Nursing, and an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner at South Miami Hospital Emergency Department in Miami, Florida. He obtained his Associate Degree in nursing from Miami Dade College and his ADN-to-BSN degree at Barry University. He completed his MSN and DNP degrees at Barry University from 2009 to 2013, with a concentration in adult-gerontology acute care. In 2015, he completed his Post-Master Certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner at the University of Miami.
Dr. Gonzalez worked in the emergency department at South Miami Hospital as an RN from 2006 to 2014, when he transitioned to his role as an advanced practice acute care nurse. He held a lecturer position at the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies from 2011 to 2014, when he was promoted to Assistant Professor of Clinical and, later, to Director of the Family Nurse Practitioner program. Dr. Gonzalez is board-certified as an Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Nurse Practitioner, and Emergency Nurse.
He is deeply committed to nursing education in both graduate and undergraduate curriculum, earning the 2011 Clinical Faculty Teaching Excellence Award and the 2013 and 2016 Teacher of the Year Awards from the University of Miami. Dr. Gonzalez currently belongs to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, American Nurses Association, and Sigma Theta Tau International. He has presented nationally and internationally to nurses and physicians about topics related to health promotion and disease prevention, emergency department, the opioid epidemic, and cardiovascular resuscitation inside and outside the hospital setting.