Jonas V Nurse Leader Scholar

Jennifer Dush, MSN, FNP

The Ohio State University
PhD Student

Jennifer Dush is a Ph.D. student in nursing at the Ohio State University (OSU). She received her BSN and MSN degrees from the University of Pennsylvania, and has a master’s degree in anthropology from the New School for Social Research. She has been practicing as a family nurse practitioner since 2001 and is a part-time Clinical Instructor of Practice at OSU where she teaches on topics related to cultural competency in health care and health inequities in the U.S. and globally. She also has supervised undergraduate nursing students during their study abroad experience in Ethiopia. She has taught psychiatric nursing and has practiced in a variety of settings as a primary care provider. Ms. Dush was awarded an Honorable Mention at the 2016 Midwest Nursing Research Society Annual Research Conference for her Ph.D. student poster. Her proposed dissertation research will involve the study of food insecurity among Somali Bantu immigrants and refugees in the U.S.