Joan O’Lear

Joan O’Lear

Joan O’Lear


Macomb Township, Michigan

Joan has been a nurse practitioner since 1992 working in family practice, internal medicine, and for the past 14 years, in the practice of allergy and asthma. Joan’s experience includes allergy skin testing, diagnosis of asthma, and the testing and management of food allergy, including oral food challenges. Additional experience includes penicillin testing and diagnosis and management of chronic urticaria. Joan believes it is essential to work in partnership with patients to develop individualized care plans to address their allergy and asthma concerns. She also works in collaboration with primary care providers/other specialists to coordinate the patient’s medical care. Joan is a certified asthma educator through the National Educator Certification Board (AE-C).


Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Mercy College of Detroit, Detroit, Michigan
Graduate: Masters of Science in Nursing/Adult Nurse Practitioner, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
Post Graduate: Post Masters Certification as Family Nurse Practitioner, Oakland University, Rochester Hills, Michigan


American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
American Association of Nurse Practitioners
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners

Honors and Awards

MICNP Member Scholarship, Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners, 2013
NP of the Year, Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners, 2006
Outstanding Alumnae, Wayne State University College of Nursing, 2005
Spirit of Detroit Award, Outstanding clinical Practice, Detroit City Council, 2005
State NP of the year, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 2004
Employee who cares, Sinai Hospital, 1992