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Jennifer Johnson

Dr. Jennifer Johnson

Graduate Program Coordinator, Associate Professor

Education
DNP     University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
WHNP/BC      University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
MSN     East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina
BSN     Barton College, Wilson, North Carolina

Biography

Dr. Jennifer Johnson has over 25 years of experience as a registered nurse and 17 years as a nurse academician. Dr. Johnson's educational experiences include a Doctorate of Nursing Practice from the University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, a Post-Master's Certificate in Women's Health Nurse Practitioner from UNC Chapel Hill, a Master's degree in Community Health Nursing (Direct Care Role) from East Carolina University, and a Bachelor's Degree from Barton College. Her academic experience includes teaching across the curriculum in both undergraduate and graduate education as well as various leadership/administrative roles. Her clinical practice experience prior to academia is in public health, specifically in the care of women and children. Dr. Johnson's research interests include refugee health issues across the lifespan, the study of attitudes/perceptions towards refugees as well as the scholarship of teaching and learning. She has a record of international and national presentations and publications focused on her research interests. Dr. Johnson is active in the North Carolina Nurses Association, North Carolina Public Health Association, and the National Association for Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health. Dr. Johnson is also a member of the 2017-2018 cohort of American Association of Colleges of Nursing's Leadership for Academic Nursing Fellowship program.

Research Interest

Research Interest

Dr. Johnson's research interests include refugee health issues across the lifespan, the study of attitudes/perceptions towards refugees as well as the scholarship of teaching and learning.

Research   

2020, First Semester Student Transitions: A Qualitative Study of Expectations and Realities, Primary Investigator

2016, Examining the Consumer's Perspective of Advocacy, Co-PI Honor's College Student Mentor

2014, Writing Enrichment: Improving Writing Skills Through Community Based Service Learning, funded

2013, Cultural Competency and Refugees: Assessment of Nursing Staff in a Rural Health Care System.

Publications & Scholarly Activities

Publications

Johnson, J., & Stone, M. (2021). The slippery slope of social media and academic dishonesty: A case review and discussion. Nursing Forum, (In Press).

Johnson, J. & Edwards, P. (2020). Youth gaming addiction: Implications for school nurses. NASN School Nurse.35(5), 284-289

Johnson, J. (2018, March). Ethical foundations of nursing research and evaluation of qualitative methods. In Introduction to Nursing Research, edition 1. Grand Canyon University: Arizona. E-Book.

Moore, C., Edie, A., Johnson, J., Stevenson, E.  (2017). Long-acting reversible contraception: Assessment of knowledge and interest among college females. The Journal of American College Health published online 9-21-18. DOI:10.1080/07448481.2018.1500473

Johnson, J., Beard, J., & Evans, D. (2017). Caring for refugee youth in the school setting. NASN School Nurse 32(2), 122-128.

Johnson, J. (2013-2014). NCLEX review questions. Pearson, published online.  

Twaddell, J. & Johnson, J. (2007). A time for nursing portfolios: A tool for career development. Advances in Neonatal Care, 7(3), 1146-150.

Scholarly Activities 

Johnson, J & Arhin, A. (2020, December). Advancement of Diverse Students Through Rejuvenation of a HBCU Nursing Program, AACN Diversity Symposium, virtual poster.

Johnson, J. (2020 September). Aid in Dying: Implications for Professional Nursing Practice. NCNA Annual Conference. Raleigh, NC. Poster.

Johnson, J. (2020, June). Understanding the Needs of Refugee Youth in the School Setting. NASN 52nd Annual School Nurse Conference, Las Vegas, NV.  Round table presentation.

Johnson. J. & Worth, M. (2020, April). Improving Joy in Work: Overview of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement Framework. NETNEP 8th International Nurse Education Conference. Sitges, Barcelona Spain. Poster and podium.

Johnson. J. & Worth, M. (2020, April). The Slippery Slope of Social Media and Academic Dishonesty. NETNEP 8th International Nurse Education Conference. Sitges, Barcelona Spain. Poster and podium.

Johnson, J. and Worth, M. (2019, November). Social Media and Academic Dishonesty: Case Review and Best Practice Recommendations. AACN Baccalaureate Education Conference, Orlando, Fl.

Johnson, J., Ventura, A. & Worth, M. (2019, October). Framework for Improving Joy in Work: A Review of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement White Paper, North Carolina Nurses Association, abstract podium presentation; Accepted.

Johnson, J. & Evans, D. (2018, October). Framework for Improving Joy in Work: A Review of the Institute of Healthcare Improvement White Paper for Nurse Educators. Poster/podium, Professional Nurse Educators' Group (PNEG) Annual Conference, Indiana.

Johnson, J. & Evans, D.  (2018, May). Concept Care Mapping Across the Curriculum: Development of the Expert Thinker. NETNEP 7th International Nurse Education Conference (Evolve), Banff, Alberta Canada. Podium and poster presentation.

Johnson, J. & Evans, D. (2018, January). Concept Mapping Across the Curriculum. Evolve Elsevier Nursing Education Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Johnson, J., Beard, J., Locklear, D., & Woodrup, C. (2017). Learning leadership through community assessment. Association of Community Health Nurse Educators, Baltimore, MD.

Oviedo, A. & Johnson, J. (2016). Using jurisprudence to teach legal concepts in nursing. American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Baccalaureate Nursing Education Conference, Anaheim, CA.

Johnson, J. & Beard, J. (2016). Concept mapping across the curriculum, Elsevier Faculty Development Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Johnson, J. & Moody, M. (2016). Utilizing electronic health records and simulation to enhance understanding of nursing practice and clinical decision making skills, Drexel University EduSIM, Clearwater, FL

Johnson, J. & Moody, M. (2016). Utlization of electronic documentation in the health assessment skills lab. SRAHEC, Raleigh, NC

Johnson, J. & Beard, J. (2015). Writing enrichment: Teaching writing through community based service learning projects, Drexel University Nursing Education Institute, Myrtle Beach, SC. 

Honors, Awards, and Grants

Honors/Awards

2017-2018 cohort, American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Leadership in Academic Nursing Fellow. One of 40 fellows selected nationwide.

January 2017, Outstanding Teaching Award, UNC Pembroke  

January 2016, Excellence in Teaching; Student Athlete Faculty Appreciation Award recipient

February 2015, Excellence in Teaching; Student Athlete Faculty Appreciation Award recipient

January 2014, Excellence in Teaching; Student Athlete Faculty Appreciation Award recipient

October 2012, recipient North Carolina Nurses' Association "Rookie of the Year" Award for 2012, awarded by NCNA Board of Directors at the NCNA Annual Convention, Concord, NC.

Grants

2016, $2000, Stone, Moody & Johnson, Duke Energy Foundation K-12 STEM grant, Germs Bee Gone, Pembroke Elementary School.

2015, $10,000, Evans, Synowiez & Johnson. Clinical Site Development Grant. Interdisciplinary Simulation Education Collaborative with Campbell Medical School.

2015, $44,220, Evans, Synowiez, Twaddell and Johnson. AHEC Rural Educational Mobility Grant.

2014, $4000, Johnson & Beard. HOPES: Harnessing Opportunities through Proactive Education and Services Mid-Career Faculty Grant. Writing Enrichment: Improving Writing Skills Through Community Based Service-Learning Projects

2005-2006, $500, Project Director, iPods: Bridging the gap between Theory and Practice awarded by UNC-Pembroke. $45,000, 2004-2006, Participant, E-Learning Initiative. Awarded by the Office of the President UNC Systems

2004-2005, $5400, Co-Project Director, Clinical Site Development: An Evidence-based Professional Nursing Practice Site.

Professional Experiences and Memberships

Professional Experiences

Graduate Program Director, Fayetteville State University, February 2020-present

Associate Professor, Fayetteville State University, 2017-present

Associate Professor, Director of Undergraduate Program, UNC Pembroke, 2003-2017

Clinical Experience in women's health, public health, and school nursing        

Board Certified Women's Health Nurse Practitioner                        

Certified Nurse Educator, National League for Nursing            

Professional Memberships                        

American Nurses Association, member                        

North Carolina Nurses Association, member                            

Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health, member                            

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, member                            

North Carolina Public Health Association, member