Skip to main content

Adult Nurse Practitioner, Division of Cardiology

Specialty Areas: Cardiac rehabilitation; women’s heart health.

Chronology: BS (highest distinction): University of North Carolina, Nursing, 1997; MS: University of North Carolina; Adult Nurse Practitioner, 2005; Registered Nurse, 2014; Board Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner, 2015.

Julie Lewis focuses on studying the role of exercise in primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular diseases. She has an interest in managing patients with angina, lipid abnormalities, and chronic heart failure. She also enjoys her role as a teaching instructor at the UNC Chapel Hill School of Nursing.

Selected Bibliography:

Lewis, J.M. & Davis, L.L. (2013). “Management of Stable Ischemic Heart Disease,” The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 9(10), 661-668.

MacMillan, J.S., Davis, L.L., Durham, C.F., Matteson E.S. (2006). “Exercise and Heart Rate Recovery.” Heart and Lung, 35(6), 383-390.

MacMillan, J.S. Women and Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Programs. (2001). “Topics in Advanced Practice Nursing,” 1(3), online at