Jennifer Ensign Wilson, DNP, RN, CPN

Clinical Professor

Nursing Honors Program Coordinator

Nursing

Jennifer Ensign Wilson, DNP, RN, CPN

Contact

jwilson4@twu.edu
214-689-6528
DAL 7205

Biography

Jennifer has been teaching at TWU since 2005. She is a Clinical Professor and the Coordinator of the Nursing Honors Program at Texas Woman’s University. Jennifer’s clinical background is pediatric oncology; she discovered her passion for research as a Clinical Researcher at NIH, where she worked in the Pediatric Branch of the National Cancer Institute. Jennifer worked as an Oncology Nurse Education Clinician at the University of North Carolina, then coordinated Phase I and Phase II Clinical Trials at the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders in Dallas prior to joining the faculty at TWU Dallas, where she has taught Child Health Nursing since 2005.
She earned a BSN from the University of Maryland in 1988 and a MSN (Oncology CNS) from George Mason University in 1992 She earned her DNP in Educational Leadership from American Sentinel University in 2017. She was a 2016-2017 Scholar with the Sigma Theta Tau International’s Experienced Nurse Faculty Leadership Academy and established a team of TWU nursing faculty who created an innovative nursing honors curriculum and several other strategic initiatives. She is a founding member of the International Nursing Consortium of Honors Educators & Scholars and she consults with other nursing honors program leaders. Jennifer has served on several Pediatric Nursing Certification Board committees since 2014, and is a member of the UTSW Neuroscience Nursing Research Center Board.

Education

D.N.P., Educational Leadership, American Sentinel University, Aurora, Colorado
M.S.N., Oncology, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia
B.S.N., Nursing, University of Maryland

Research Interests

Pediatric Nursing; Nursing Honors Education; Leadership, Mentoring, Student Success & Wellness.

Latest Articles

Exploring the Accuracy and Precision of BP Meansurements
Nursing 2021 (2020)
Fatima Herrera, kathrina Siaron, Sonja Stutzman, Jennife Wilson, Daiwai Olson

Fostering Prioritization Using a Blended Group and Individual Simulation Approach
Nurse Educator (2020)
Laura Kubin, Niki Fogg, Elaine Wilson, Jennifer Wilson

Fostering Prioritization Using a Blended Group and Individual Simulation Approach
Nurse Educator (2019)
Laura Kubin, Niki Fogg, Jennifer Wilson, Cecilia Elaine Wilson

Caught in a Web of Confusion: Assessing the Readability of University Webpages for Victims of Sexual Assault
Journal of Forensic Nursing (2019)
Shannon Duncan, Paul Yeatts, Ann Kepusta, Denise Allen, Jennifer Wilson

Caught in a web of confusion: Assessing the readability of university webpages for victims of sexual assault
Journal of Forensic Nursing (2018)
Shannon Duncan, Paul Yeatts, Ann Kapusta, Denise Allen, Donna Scott Tilley

Is the CABIC Clean Intermittent Catheterization Patient Education Effective?
Rehabilitation Nursing (2016)
Maureen LeDanseur, Sonja Stutzman, Jennifer Wilson, Isabelle Sislak, Daiwai Olson

Externally Funded Projects

OnShare: Nursing Handoff Communication
GOV-National Science Foundation (NSF) | 2020
Role: Co-Investigator

McMenamy Nursing Honors
Private gift | $15,000.00 | 2018
Role: Principal Investigator

Internally Funded Projects

Student Research Grant
Texas Woman's University Center for Student Research | 2021
Research Grant

TWU Honors Research Grant Award
Texas Woman's University Honors Scholar Program | 2021
Research Grant

TWU Honors Research Grant Award
Texas Woman's University Honors Scholar Program | 2020
Research Grant

Experiential Student Scholars Program
Texas Woman's University | $1,125.00 | 2020
Research Grant

Experiential Student Scholars Program
Texas Woman's University | $1,125.00 | 2020
Research Grant

Experiential Student Scholars Program
Texas Woman's University | $1,125.00 | 2020
Research Grant

Experiential Learning Scholars
Texas Woman's University | $1,500.00 | 2019
Research Grant

Experiential Learning Scholars
Texas Woman's University | $1,500.00 | 2019
Research Grant

Experiential Learning Scholars
Texas Woman's University | 2019
Research Grant

TWU Center for Student Research Small Grant Program
Texas Woman's University | 2018
Research Grant

TWU Center for Student Research Small Grant Program
Texas Woman's University | 2018
Research Grant

TWU Center for Student Research Small Grant Program
Texas Woman's University | 2018
Research Grant

TWU Center for Student Research Small Grant Program
Texas Woman's University | $0.00 | 2018
Research Grant

Honors Research Scholar Grant Award
$500.00 | 2017
Research Grant

Honors Research Scholar Grant Award
$250.00 | 2017
Research Grant

Honors Research Scholar Grant Award
$250.00 | 2017
Research Grant

Professional Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Honors Council
  • National Council for Undergraduate Research
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Sigma Theta Tau International
  • Society of Pediatric Nurses