Jennifer Dean Durning, MSN, CPNP-PC
Jennifer Dean Durning (she/her) is an instructor for the pediatric nurse practitioner Masters students at the School of Nursing. Jennifer joined the faculty in 2020 after 5 years of serving as a term lecturer.
Jennifer has practiced in pediatric primary care since 2001. She is passionate about child and adolescent development, and in turn, works on sharing her knowledge to help guardians optimize their children’s development and health. She also loves imparting her passion for family-centered pediatric care with the next generation of pediatric nurse practitioners.
Jennifer is currently pursuing a PhD in Nursing Education. As an outgrowth of her clinical experience, Jennifer’s research focuses on the primary care of children and adolescents in immigrant families. Her dissertation will explore the understanding and experiences of health among Dominican American adolescents.
MS, Nursing, University of Pennsylvania
BS, Nursing, University of Pennsylvania
BA, French and Anthropology, University of Notre Dame
Jennifer has published numerous papers - some titles are highlighted below. You can view a complete listing of Jennifer's publications in her CV.
In addition, Jennifer regularly presents at conferences and industry events. Please see her CV for a complete list of presentations.
Health behaviors of adolescents in immigrant families: An integrative review at 34th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Eastern Nursing Research Society (ENRS).
Assessing risk in research studies: EVBRES research ethics committee survey at 2nd EVBRES Conference 2021.
Awarded by Partners Healthcare in acknowledgement of service to families in an emergency shelter in the Lawrence, Massachusetts community immediately following the Columbia Gas tragedies of 9/13/2018.
International Honor Society of Nursing