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Elizabeth Cowan, FNP


Elizabeth (Liz) Cowan is a family nurse practitioner certified through the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She received her nursing degree at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center and her Master of Science in Nursing from Regis University. Before pursuing a career in nursing, Ms. Cowan grew up in Oklahoma. She attended Hamilton College in upstate New York where she studied biology and anthropology, and also competed in intercollegiate soccer.

Prior to joining Dakota Ridge Family Medicine, Ms. Cowan worked in internal medicine in Wheat Ridge as a family nurse practitioner and at Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center in the Surgical-Telemetry unit as an registered nurse.

Ms. Cowan is happy to be providing outpatient acute care needs as part of the Dakota Ridge Family Medicine team. She believes that optimal health is achieved through shared decision-making between the patient and the provider.

When she’s not at work, Ms. Cowan spends her time mountain biking, skiing, hiking, baking and outside on various adventures with her husband and their two dogs.

Affiliations Gunbarrel Family Medicine
  • 03/23/2022

    I appreciate the care and detail my provider has always given me. She is by far the best provider I have ever seen.

  • 02/04/2022

    *Liz is patient and a great listener. I also appreciated the follow up/retest after my weird blood test results.

  • 02/01/2022

    Elizabeth is fantastic and really took time to listen and discuss my care options and was able to retrieve my information online from Unity Point Health in Iowa

  • 01/24/2022

    She was great, caring, empathetic & simply wonderful. I'd recommend her highly.