Jennifer B. Withall, PhD, RN, ACNS, ONC

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Overview

Jennifer Withall, PhD, RN, ACNS, ONC earned her Ph.D.in Nursing with concentrations in Leadership, Research and Health Policy in May 2020 from The Barbara H. Hagan School of Nursing and Health Sciences at Molloy College. Her dissertation research focused on using nursing documentation extracted from the electronic health record of an urban specialty hospital to determine if temporal patterns of pain after joint replacement surgery in older adults were observable. Jennifer’s research interests include geriatrics and aging, dignity and autonomy in older adults, development of nurse leaders, succession planning in nursing, Big Data science, use of electronic health records in applied research, data visualization, and nurses influencing health policy. Jennifer has been working in hospital settings for her entire nursing career. She started as a bedside RN on medical-surgical and telemetry units. Over the past nine years, she has served in a unit-based leadership role on an orthopedic unit. In September 2020, Jennifer was appointed as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Reducing Health Disparities Through Informatics (RHeaDI) project. She is a 2016-2018 Jonas Nurse Leader Scholar, the 2017 recipient of the American Journal of Nursing (AJN) award from Nurses Educational Funds (NEF) and is a student member of the New York Academy of Medicine.

Academic Appointments

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the School of Nursing

Gender

  • Female

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • PhD, 2020 Nursing with concentrations in Leadership, Research and Health Policy, The Barbara H. Hagan School of Nursing and Health Sciences at Molloy College