Jennifer L. Ruel, DNP APRN FNP-BC ENP-BC ABAAHP
"I'm passionate about working with all of my patients to address their total well being. This includes work in family medicine, advanced practice nursing, health promotion, alongside integrative and functional medicine. Understanding a person's complete health picture is the key to optimal wellness."
Dr. Jen Ruel is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner with specialty certification as an Emergency Nurse Practitioner. She also holds a post-doctorate certification in Integrative and Functional Medicine. She received her Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) in 2007 and is a tenured Clinical Associate Professor teaching at the University of Detroit Mercy (UDM) since 2008, and the University of Arizona from 2014-2020. She is the current program coordinator for the FNP and ENP programs at Detroit Mercy.
Dr. Ruel has extensive education and training and has maintained an active clinical practice for the past 16 years, working in collaboration with patients and families on their journey to health and optimal wellness. Dr. Ruel provides care for all, working to identify and address the root cause of illness or health concerns. She specializes in the use of Integrative and Functional Medicine in conjunction with Eastern conventional practices for the care of patients with a variety of health concerns including digestive disorders, hormonal imbalances, fatigue, pain, sleep disorders, anxiety, depression, and many more.
Dr. Ruel also maintains active scholarship and has been published in national professional peer-reviewed journals and a textbook. She has presented at national conferences for advanced practice nursing and advocates for advancing health care. She is passionate about family medicine, advanced practice nursing, health promotion and optimization, integrative and functional medicine and well-being.
Dr. Ruel currently resides in southeastern Michigan and is available to serve children, men, and women via telehealth. Dr. Jen will be accepting insurance and she holds licensure in Michigan and Arizona.