Dr. Mechell Duran is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Assistant Professor at the Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing and Health Sciences.
Dr. Duran has over 15 years if experience has a nurse practitioner specializing in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism. As a clinician she has worked at Holy Cross Medical Group providing advanced clinical management and education for multiple endocrine, metabolic, and weight management disorders.
Through her extensive experience she is able to provide health coaching through motivational interviewing, goal setting and use of the transtheoretical model. In addition, provide advanced clinical management and education for all types of diabetes including prediabetes, type 2 diabetes, type 1 diabetes, latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA), steroid and other medication induced diabetes, pregnant with diabetes and gestational diabetes.
As a nurse researcher, she is a member of Sigma Theta Tau and American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She has been funded by the Florida Department of Health and Novo Nordisk on her research on diabetes care.