Jonas V Nurse Leader Scholar

Jennifer Shearer, MSN, RN

University of Tennessee-Knoxville
PhD Student

Jennifer Shearer is a current PhD student at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville with an anticipated graduation date of December 2018. Currently, she is an associate professor of nursing at Chattanooga State Community College. Ms. Shearer holds a BSN from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and an MSN from Tennessee State University. Her area of research interest is the long term intellectual and developmental effects of neonatal abstinence syndrome. Through her experiences with the neonatal intensive care unit, she is passionate determining the outcomes on these children throughout childhood and adolescence.