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Jennifer Russell, MSN, CCRN-K, IBCLC, RLC, CHEP

Jennifer Russell

920 Madison, #1009
Memphis, TN 38163

Curriculum Vitae

Jenny Russell joined the UTHSC College of Nursing in June 2015 as an Instructor in the BSN program. She has 19 years of experience as a nurse, including experience in pediatrics, critical care, public health, education, and nursing leadership.

She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Union University and her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Phoenix. During the course of graduate study, her research efforts concentrated on family centered care in the pediatric critical care unit, with a focus on family presence during resuscitation and sibling visitation.

Her teaching responsibilities at UTHSC include didactic and clinical for Health of Populations, Maternal Child and Introduction to Professional Practice. She also instructs first and second year students in the skills lab and simulation.

She is board certified as a Pediatric Critical Care Nurse (CCRN-K), International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC, RLC), and Certified Healthcare Emergency Professional (CHEP). She is a member of the Society of Pediatric Nurses, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, Tennessee Nurses Association, United States Lactation Consultant Association, Tennessee Breastfeeding Coalition, Shelby County Breastfeeding Coalition (a founding member and current board member) and President of the Memphis Area Lactation Consultant Association.

She is an active volunteer with the Shelby County Medical Reserve Corps, Mid-South Chapter of the American Red Cross, Highpoint Church Students and Boy Scouts of America.


Last Published: Jun 15, 2018