Alicia (Ali) Craig-Rodriguez, DNP, MBA, ARNP, FNP-BC, DipACLM is a nationally certified Family Nurse Practitioner and Lifestyle Medicine Professional who serves as FSU College of Nursing’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence and Jonas Nurse Leader Scholar. As a former President and Chief Operating Officer of two nationally recognized clinical research organizations, Dr. Craig-Rodriguez is committed to advancing knowledge in the areas of leadership, entrepreneurship, and health promotion in clinical practice. Dr. Craig-Rodriguez leads the Lifestyle Medicine DNP and Lifestyle Medicine Post master’s Certificate Program. Her current integrative health practice is focused on Lifestyle and Functional Medicine, where she is dedicated to helping her patients identify the underlying triggers of their chronic illness, and with pharmacologic and evidence-based lifestyle approaches, assists them in restoring function and achieving optimal health.
DNP, Florida State University
MBA, University of South Florida
BSN, University of Central Florida
BA, University of South Florida
Nurse Educator Certificate, Florida State University
Lifestyle Medicine, American College of Lifestyle Medicine
Functional Medicine, The School of Applied Functional Medicine
Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice, Institute for Functional Medicine
FNP-BC- Family Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Association (ANCC)
DipACLM-Diplomate of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine
HONORS and AWARDS
Distinguished Graduate Award, Educator Category, Florida State University College of Nursing (2021)
Sigma Theta Tau International Outstanding Scholarship of Practice Award, Florida State University College of Nursing (2016)
Jonas Nurse Leader Scholar, Jonas Foundation (2014)
Graduate Academic Leadership Award, Florida State University College of Nursing (2014)
Craig-Rodriguez, A.A; Gordon, G.; Kaplan, L; Grubbs, L. (2017). Transitioning Florida NPs to opioid prescribing. The Nurse practitioner, 42 (9), 1–8 doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000521997.84052.ef
Reynolds, A. M., Reynolds, C. J., & Craig-Rodriguez, A. (2021). APRNs' controlled substance prescribing and readiness following Florida legislative changes. The Nurse practitioner, 46(6), 48–55. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.NPR.0000751796.01625.17
REFEREED BOOK CHAPTERS
Craig-Rodriguez, A. (2023). Health promotion financing, billing, & reimbursement. In Downs, L. & Tryon, L. (Eds), Health Promotion and disease prevention for advanced practice: Integrating Evidence-Based Lifestyle Concepts. Jones & Bartlett Learning.
Craig-Rodriguez, A. (2023). Alzheimer’s. In Downs, L. & Tryon, L. (Eds), Health Promotion and disease prevention for advanced practice: Integrating Evidence-Based Lifestyle Concepts. Jones & Bartlett Learning.